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Morrison’s born-again compassion

Morrison’s born-again compassion. Weekly post for The Hoopla.

Morrison’s born-again compassion

Morrison’s born-again compassion. Weekly post for The Hoopla.

Is the budget Palmer’s plaything no more?

Is the budget Palmer’s plaything no more? Weekly column for The Drum.

Is the budget Palmer’s plaything no more?

Is the budget Palmer’s plaything no more? Weekly column for The Drum.

Hockey, Shorten: tongue-tied and in trouble

Hockey, Shorten: tongue-tied and in trouble. Another post this week for The Drum.

Hockey, Shorten: tongue-tied and in trouble

Hockey, Shorten: tongue-tied and in trouble. Another post this week for The Drum.

Unloved Joe Hockey? Poetic justice …

Unloved Joe Hockey? Poetic justice …

Unloved Joe Hockey? Poetic justice… This week’s article for The Hoopla.

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Abbott’s survival relies on knowing when to fold’em

Abbott’s survival relies on knowing when to fold’em

Abbott’s survival relies on knowing when to fold’em. Weekly column for The Drum.

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Why Morrison is the hard-right’s poster boy

Why Morrison is the hard-right’s poster boy. For The New Daily.

Why Morrison is the hard-right’s poster boy

Why Morrison is the hard-right’s poster boy. For The New Daily.

Sorry, you can’t be a bigot after all

Sorry, you can’t be a bigot after all. 2nd post this week for The Hoopla.

Sorry, you can’t be a bigot after all

Sorry, you can’t be a bigot after all. 2nd post this week for The Hoopla.

Labor’s pointless ‘Lie a day’ campaign

Labor’s pointless ‘Lie a day’ campaign. Weekly post for The Hoopla.

Labor’s pointless ‘Lie a day’ campaign

Labor’s pointless ‘Lie a day’ campaign. Weekly post for The Hoopla.

Letting a good PPL be buried in the name of fairness

Letting a good PPL be buried in the name of fairness. Weekly column for The Drum.

Letting a good PPL be buried in the name of fairness

Letting a good PPL be buried in the name of fairness. Weekly column for The Drum.

Images of the dead - a plea for humanity

Images of the dead – a plea for humanity

Trigger warning: this post contains descriptions of graphic images including death, disfigurement, violence, abuse, and suicide

I don’t need to see a photo of Luke Batty lying battered in the morgue to bear witness to the senseless domestic violence that stole his young life.

I don’t need to see a photo of Jill Meagher dumped in a shallow grave to bear witness to the flawed justice system that…

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