Candidate summary for Fraser

Two days out from the election and I think I’ve worked out what I’m going to do. In order of preference: House of Reps: Quintin Hedges-Phillips – Secular Party: Decided to throw all I had at pushing back religion. Andrew Leigh – Labor: Bob McMullan’s replacement, haven’t seen to much of the kid on the…

Abbot and O’Brien on broadband

Following one of the most lame policy launches I have seen (Minchin makes Conroy actually look good :/ ), Tony Abbot hit the 7.30 report last night to tote the Liberal’s broadband plan for Australia. It didn’t seem to be much more than the usual “hands off and let the market deal with it” approach…

Massive storm hits beach

Generally I post tornado videos but the following clip is some pretty awesome footage of fast moving weather. If I were a pirate on a ship I’d call this a black squall and I wouldn’t be happy to see it.

Australian Federal Election 2010. A view from the Fraser electorate.

Weird weather heralds the turbulent times here in Canberra and abroad. The campaign cycle, now fully in swing, not actually as imposing and irritating as I was anticipating. The letterbox has remained relatively free of propaganda but with just over two weeks left there is plenty of time for half of Tasmania’s forest to end…