Scott Free, this man's smuggling something

70 days in Canberra – gunboat diplomacy

Excerpted from my article  Prime Minister “One-term” Tony sets a blistering pace, about One-term Tony’s achievements in only 70 days. Sri Lanka: Determined to put Australia into the international spotlight, One-term quickly showed that he’s not afraid to disagree with, well, pretty much everybody. Canada, India and Mauritius all boycotted the CHOGM meeting in Sri Lanka […]

Decorum and rational debate from Tony Abbott

70 days in Canberra – Women? What women?

Excerpted from my article  Prime Minister “One-term” Tony sets a blistering pace, about One-term Tony’s achievements in only 70 days. Gender Equality: Frequently reviled in opposition, One-term Tony has finally set the record straight, first by campaigning in the almost constant company of two women who weren’t actually running for office, then, having won, by appointing […]

Copyright 2013 Jim Carrey

Australia’s new Science Minister

In a shock announcement, Prime Minister One-term Tony has revealed that Australia is to have a Science Minister after all. It’s Canada’s ex-Defence Minister, Paul Hell-Yeah. “Just as, aaaaah, there was only one woman, errrrr, smart enough for cabinet, until, aaaah, now there was nobody smart enough to be Science Minister”, One-term announced.

Intention To Drown form required for asylum adoptees

Today the Prime Minister announced new regulations for overseas adoption. “For some time, we’ve had three apparently insoluble problems. I’m  proud that this initiative solves all three. I could say I’m “Thinking outside the boxing ring””, he quipped. A quiet smile playing around his sometimes invisible lips, the Prime Minister went on to say “Our […]

Token Bishop

New asylum camp “Safe for unaccompanied miners”

Minister Token Bishop, recently returned from a three-day fact finding trip, held a joint press conference with Shadow Minister Tanya Autocorrect yesterday. “I’m very pleased to announce that after exhaustive investigation, my staff and I have found somewhere on earth that is worse than  the camp on Nauru”, said the relieved-looking Minister. “We had initially […]