Tag Archives: Liberal Party

“Good government starts today” announcement expected any day now

Sources close to people unrelated to the Australian government are hinting we’ll be seeing a “good government starts today” announcement any day now from the Turnbull government.    At around six months into his tenure as Australia’s 37th prime minister in five years, the expectations are high that Malcolm Turnbull will start good government soon.… Read More »

Special Wimmins Forum

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Australian Liberal Party announced its special forum will be held in a men’s only club. Tony Abbott, Prime Minister for Women, seemed unconcerned about this apparent hypocrisy, claiming a victory in women temporarily being allowed in the club for the day in order to attend a forum. It’s rumoured key… Read More »

Unchecked Government destroys our national character

Hugh de Kretser wrote in The Sydney Morning Herald today: The federal government is actively undermining a range of vital checks and balances and stifling criticism of its actions. This is corrosive for democracy and human rights. Attacks on our Human Rights Commission are part of a broader disturbing trend, 25-02-2015 It goes without saying that… Read More »

Tony Abbott Blame Game

Tony Abbott today emphatically identified the person responsible for the government’s fall in popularity over the last 12+ months. Faced with an angry caller on talkback radio, Tony Abbott artfully dodged all responsibility and made it clear who was to blame: Andrew, the Liberal voter and talkback radio caller who had confronted the prime minister.… Read More »

Some jokes aren’t funny

Published as satire, the Menzies House website has posted an article recently called Kill the Poor. If you’re not aware of the Menzies House, it bills itself as: Australia’s leading online community for conservative, centre-right and libertarian thinkers. As The SMH points out, in Kill poor to fix budget: Menzies House was founded by Liberal… Read More »