Whats Up with Melbourne Water?

Neil Avery ponders why the Victorian government is again pushing the proverbial up hill, wasting resources and energy while upsetting  regional Victorians who have good…







What’s that Governor?

OPPOSITION Leader Brendan Nelson says comments made by Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) boss Glenn Stevens, defending major banks lifting home loan interest rates above…


Peking Duck or “Puppet on a String”?

In this extraordinary chapter in Australian politics Prime Minister Kevin Rudd continues to downplay his long standing relations with his “Chinese Controller” recently heard bragging…


Family First launches a ‘bottler’

A ‘bottler’ – Australian colloquialism – “something exciting admiration or approval”..not sure of origins but may stem from early convict days of Australia, thus someone…