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By Kim on May 31, 2010
Anyone who’s been watching commercial tv recently would have noticed lots and lots of ads for Kevin Rudd’s National Health and Hospitals Network. Although they come in the guise of information, they strongly mirror the Prime Minister’s rhetoric. Now we’ve […]
Posted in Politics, Polls | Tagged Advertising, ALP, Coalition, Essential Research, Kevin Rudd, Labor, mining industry, National Health and Hospitals Network, rspt, Rudd government, superannuation, Tony Abbott | 266 Responses
By Guest Poster on May 31, 2010
Regular LP commenter, Mr Denmore, is contributing a series of posts about shifts in the media and journospheres in the context of this year’s federal election. Mr Denmore has extensive professional experience in the media, and we trust you will […]
By tigtog on May 31, 2010
A weekly look at stories various PR people tried to bury in the tail end of the news cycle before this last weekend. Also, what stories are the headpieces stuffed with straw spinning for us first thing this week, and what particular advantage do they hope to gain thereby?
By Mark Bahnisch on May 30, 2010
Since we don’t live by politix alone (I sincerely hope), what did people get up to this weekend? Join in, share some tales, regulars and lurkers all!
By Deborah on May 30, 2010
It’s cold and wet in Adelaide. After an extended warm autumn that seemed to last until well through May, at last winter has arrived. In my house, winter means fires and soups and stews and pudding. Extra food to keep […]
By Mark Bahnisch on May 29, 2010
An open thread, where at your weekend leisure, you can discuss anything you like.
By Robert Merkel on May 28, 2010
Sydney City Council, along with other inner-suburban Sydney councils, wants to spend 180 million dollars on a bike path network, and they’re seeking federal and state money to do it. The federal government, commendably, wants the costs and benefits of […]
By Guest Poster on May 28, 2010
John Davidson is a process engineer who lived in various locations around Australia while working in the construction and mining industries. For two years his responsibilities included emergency services for the Groote Eylandt mine and township. He was on Groote […]
By Kim on May 27, 2010
The exit of Malcolm Fraser from the Liberal party has set a few tongues wagging: Andrew Bartlett: For the last few months, I’ve found it hard to shake the idea that the Liberal Party’s overriding approach to politics and policy […]
By Kim on May 27, 2010
The Coalition has released its policy on “border protection”. The press release is here. All the usual nasties are there (TPVs, turn back the boats, blah blah) but what’s significant is the return of the Pacific Solution: In government, we […]
By Mark Bahnisch on May 27, 2010
Crikey is reporting that New Matilda, which launched in August 2004, is to cease publishing on June 25. Editor Marni Cordell sums up the website’s achievements, and discusses its financial plight, in an editorial published this morning: The online media […]