Tag Archives: Hung Parliament

Tony Abbott Would Never Sell his Arse! Would he?

  The Bard himself might say that Abbott’s arse Was a worthy subject for a sonnet. Why then is it the butt of ribald farce With so much media commentary on it? It’s muscular and trim and very taut From … Continue reading

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What Is This Line Which Has Been Crossed?

The PM said that a line had been crossed. Respect for Parliament was in decline. A dark cloud over it meant much was lost. “I’ve made a judgement. And that judgement’s mine.” Journalists thought that without a doubt The Prime … Continue reading

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Pairing Pees & Queues For Members When In Parliamentary Chambers

Our lovely lady PM, Jules, Has introduced some thoughtful rules To help other ladies in the House Necessitated by that louse, Abbott, and his policy on pairs. “And for the men?” you ask. Who cares! It is easier, remember, When … Continue reading

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A Fair Go for Julia Gillard?

Asked should Julia Gillard get our traditional fair go, Last year most Aussies would’ve answered “Yes!” But last September we didn’t know What lay ahead. Did any of us guess? Do you remember a year ago? Then we marvelled at … Continue reading

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Canberra Quadrille Retrospective

This photo by Andrew Meares of L-R: Bob Katter, Adam Bandt, Tony Windsor, Andrew Wilkie, Rob Oakeshott and Tony Crook is featured in a story by Misha Shubert about the Independent MPs who negotiated with Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott … Continue reading

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Possum Comitatus – Cassandra Downunder?

As Possum Comitatus Not a year ago alerted us The Great Unhinging has begun. No surprises for anyone. We see the embittered right With all their moneyed might And influence in the media Generating mass hysteria. The call for counter-revolution … Continue reading

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Pees & Queues For Members When In Parliamentary Chambers?

Our lovely lady PM, Jules, Has introduced some thoughtful rules To help other ladies in the House Necessitated by that louse, Abbott, and his policy on pairs. “And for the men?”  you ask.  Who cares! It is easier, remember, When … Continue reading

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