Abbott follows the Howard blueprint on GST

Drum_newIt appears Tony Abbott will try to expand the GST by replicating the campaign blueprint used by John Howard to introduce the tax in the first place. But what worked then might not work now.

Weekly column for The Drum.

Chief of staff job too big for one person

It may be true, as one columnist noted on the weekend, that it was Peta Credlin who drew up Abbott’s successful strategy in opposition, and that the perception in “the prime minister’s office” right now is that a panicking party has forgotten “who put it in power”. But a great strategist in opposition does not necessarily make a competent Chief of Staff in government, or one that is able to adequately perform all of its functions.

Weekly column for The Drum.

Trust me

Screen Shot 2014-07-14 at 6.06.06 pmTrust me. A multimedia post on political lies for ABC’s The_Brief. (Best viewed on a tablet/ipad.)

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