Julia Gillard's latest Blair government appointee may just be the man to see her better coping with the relentless 24/7 news cycle, given his extensive experience under difficult circumstances.
Billionaire developer Harry Triguboff is getting ready to unveil his latest addition to the country's pool of apartments, his 74-storey residential building, Soleil. Thankfully, tonight's ceremony will be attended by Queensland locals, instead of those pesky Sydney-siders who are constantly nagging at the plans of developers.
Getup! boss Simon Sheikh and his fiancee, climate change campaigner Anna Rose, have planned what looks to be one of the greenest weddings in Australian history.
Bill Shorten recently called Julia Gillard the most emotionally intelligent person he knew. Perhaps, the $650,000 her department has reportedly spent on training workshops since the night of the long knives, might explain why.
Hold on a moment. Who's running New South Wales? Does Nick Greiner want his old job back?
Malcolm Fraser has written to Immigration Minister Chris Bowen urging him to embrace the recent High Court decision that rejected the 'Malaysia Solution' as a justification for returning Labor asylum seeker policy to that of onshore processing.
A number of lobby groups furiously petitioned the federal government to scrutinise the fourth estate with a media inquiry. The Power Index examines the four key groups involved, and finds that some may have irritated more than they swayed political opinion.
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