In documents cleaned from a dusty drawer in Canberra, the tale of how John Howard survived his budget (and inspired many more) is up for re-examination.
Budget impersonations, schoolyard hijinks and tasteful semi-nudes. It’s been a fairly normal week in the rolling seas of #AusPol. Let us wheel out the participation ribbons.
All the analysts we contacted were in bed by the time the budget was tabled, so we wrangled a bitchy millennial with an axe to grind. Soz.
Now that Smokin’ Joe has left the ring, we want to know: between Joe Hockey and Wayne Swan, who was the better Treasurer? Rob Idol explains.
Lauren Ford takes us through her passion and happiness in higher education, at a time when an arts degree is considered useless.
With Treasurer Joe Hockey tightening the country’s belt for a painful budget, R.W. Chinnery discusses the big Defence budget cash splash on F-35 fighters.