A week ago, Christine Milne’s camp was pushing stories of a new strategy. By Wednesday, she was announcing her resignation.
Missed opportunities to improve childcare have blighted both Coalition and Labor governments. Can Scott Morrison’s plans for sweeping reforms finally provide a grown-up solution?
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News of the judicial killing in Indonesia of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran (Martin McKenzie-Murray, “Inside the fight to save Bali pair”, May 2-8) gives pause for thought about …
A chance trip to Australia led Allen Murphy on a three-decade journey of Indigenous discovery.
The signs are evident of another dangerously expanding tech bubble.
From Mexico City’s street food stalls to fine-dining reimaginings of the nation’s classic cuisine.
Commonwealth Games 200-metres breaststroke gold medallist Taylor McKeown reveals her animal instincts.
Far from the Madding Crowd.
CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
Valencia. (Bonus points: Madrid and Barcelona.)
The act of throwing someone or something out a window.
“We were getting some strange signals that appeared to be coming from very nearby.”
The PhD student explains that unusual signals received by the Parkes telescope and thought to be from space were in fact from the office microwave. The discovery follows news NASA actually considered sending Big Bird and his puppeteer into space on the doomed Challenger mission.
“Does it really matter who will lead the freedom hating Greens? Their anti-family & community destroying policies remain.”
The minister for defence explains that he cares as much about who leads the Greens as who runs the Islamic State. The answer to both questions is on a napkin kept under lock and key by Leigh Sales.
“Just found out the judge is divorced. Told you. They ALL have men issues.”
The former partner of Simon Gittany speculates on the misandry of supreme court judge Lucy McCallum, whose own marital status probably had little to do with Gittany throwing a woman to her death from a Sydney balcony.
“I hope one day the Princess can visit Australia and hold a mountain pygmy possum herself.”
The prime minister announces Australia will mark the birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana with a $10,000 donation to programs aiding the mountain pygmy possum, imperilled by his government’s climate change policy.
“Put more beautiful people of colour on TV and connect viewers in ways which transcend race and unite us.”
The Darwin-born actress celebrates winning two Logie Awards with a plea for diversity on television. Later, The Footy Show took home its 10th statuette.
“What he’s done is bow to political pressure and left himself without any dry powder whatsoever.”
The chief investment officer at Accumen Management deploys a swingeing mixed metaphor as he criticises Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens for cutting the cash rate. All that’s left in his arsenal now is a dangling modifier, and no one wants that.