As half of Australia’s first federally recognised same-sex marriage, and divorce, Grace Abrams has spent her life battling perceptions of her gender.
“Can you think of a harder topic to discuss than a high-level nuclear waste storage facility, potentially on Indigenous land? I do feel like I’ve walked out of 10 rounds of wrestling with an 800-pound gorilla.”
SA’s citizen jury, which rejected the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission's pro-storage stance, reveals the democratic tension when governments open decision-making to the people while seeking a predetermined outcome.
Third arrow misfire; Vlad-handing; LDP bloodline flows Down Under; Trump’s Razzie.
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Mighty lesson for Labor
While conservatives are busy celebrating Donald Trump’s victory, Bill Shorten and the ALP should be listening and learning (“Progressive class warfare”, Guy Rundle, November 12-18). …
Anorexic and abusing ice, Katelyn was let down by a health system unequipped to meet the challenges of comorbid disorders.
The backyard observations of amateur astrophotographers are welcomed by the likes of NASA as important contributions to astronomy.
James Matthew. (Bonus point: Peter Pan.)
“On the elite media like the ABC, I often get criticised or sent up, and I don’t object to that, by the way, for catching public transport a lot.”
The prime minister answers a question about 18C with a segue into media elites and the virtue of buses. #illridewithyou
“I am fortunate enough to call Mr Trump a friend, so I was happy to put them in touch.”
The golfer confirms that he lined up Malcolm Turnbull’s first conversation with Donald Trump. Australia’s key negotiator in the United States is now a man whose recent feats include almost cutting off his own hand while trimming hedges.
“He was underhand throwing. It was completely blown out of proportion.”
The One Nation leader defends her staffer, James Ashby, after he threw a phone at another senator’s chief of staff. While not against the rules at the time it was generally agreed to be poor sportsmanship.
“I’d also like to make clear that I eat pizza this way, not with a knife and fork.”
The Trump surrogate makes clear that he knows how to feed himself. If he can prove that he’s toilet trained as well, the secretary of state gig is in the bag.
“That would be good for world peace.”
The noted racist dreams of a time when she, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are presidents respectively of France, America and Russia. It is a particularly fascistic definition of world peace, but so be it.
“It is time for some fresh thinking, just as it is for our Test team to welcome some new faces as we build for the future.”
The chairman of selectors resigns his position after the Australian cricket team’s fifth consecutive Test loss. James Ashby waits by his distant phone.