Gordon Smith

Double plus good: How Gov cornered doublespeak market

The first six months of 2016 have been the warmest on record (48)

Approx Reading Time-11Yesterday, in the wake of 18C, the Turnbull government became fluent in doublespeak, using it on multiple fronts, to great effect. 

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Gordon Smith

Journalist by day, cunning linguist by night. A passion for politics, hypnotically involved in human rights. An Australian born with a Japanese tongue, hoping to hold the big wigs in government to account.

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10 less-known Historic women you should know about

This International Women’s Day, our Publisher Alexandra pays homage to 10 inspiring women across science, technology, medicine and politics who may not be household names – but who should be remembered as shaping our path.


Aussie mavericks: Faith Bandler – Trailblazer for Indigenous rights

Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.