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Book review: ‘China: A History’

Posted 21st August 2020

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Gaining some insight into one of the the world’s oldest civilisations via John Keay’s comprehensive history.

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Front cover of 'Keating' by Kerry O'Brien

Kerry O’Brien’s Keating

Posted 22nd January 2020

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A review of Kerry O’Brien’s interview-style biography of former Australian prime minister Paul Keating.

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Scott No Compassion

Posted 7th January 2020

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I am almost lost for words when I consider the Prime Minister’s heartless response to the Australian bushfire crisis.

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Lame Duck

Posted 14th February 2019

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The passing of the medical evacuation bill against the wishes of the government presents a humiliating defeat for Scott Morrison.

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Australia Day

Posted 23rd January 2019


Recent debates about celebrating Australia Day on January 26 have triggered some reflection on my part.

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