What a week it has been. The pope gave us a cardinal clanger, Julie Bishop called it quits and one mother took on an empire over the depiction of fake genitals. Stop the world, I want to get off!
Today, Julie Bishop went out with a bang, zinging the Coalition on the way to the exit. Which is all well and good, but where does she rate all-time?
While we now know who makes up the Morrison government, a couple of surprises remain. Including one Peter Dutton.
A tired movie reference, a questionable holiday fling and an overturned semi worth of irony litters the street of AusPol. Who won? Who cares.
Being totally suspended from school, a blunt push for power refused and the return of someone with unfortunate initials. #AusPol, you’re not right.
Welcome back to the unfortunate week that was. We witnessed abject horror at a mosque, Malcolm barely survive, and a maiden bowled over at the cricket.
An ironing of the big boy pants, a case of admirable stoicism and the world’s most foolishly-named cash cave. #AusPol, you’re not right in the head.
Some particularly rough #AusPol discourse, stolen identities and a metamorphosis into an inanimate object. Move over, Juarez, here comes Canberra.
A hollow goodbye with a slow clap, The Terminator revisited, and a man with no filter painted his English brown… But who were the winners and losers?
Women in power face a continuous climb, a task made all the more arduous by their detractors’ refusal to acknowledge that the hill actually exists.
The Idol of news summation, Rob, is back to outline the Mitchell Pearce saga, the abuse of Julie Bishop and the week of far too much Australiana.
Rob Idol is back this week with his weekly wrap of current affairs, including gun violence in Canada, the bitter passing of another great musician and…Kevin ’17?
Malcolm Turnbull is back from Paris and he has a new girlfriend. Problem is, it’s the same one that got him in trouble last time. Climate Change. She’s back.
Everything old is new again in Rob Idol’s Current Affairs Wrap with yet another round of mass shootings in the US and the abuse of parliamentary expenditure.
With Julie Bishop’s $30,000 taxpayer-funded flight shunted in favour of Tony Abbott’s “white-anting” claims, we suggest something else is afoot.
Rob Idol’s Current Affairs Wrap tackles the horrific events of Paris, Myanmar’s complicated democracy and Jennifer Lawrence’s Iraqi beau.
We’re confused by Labor’s criticism toward Julie Bishop’s decision to bring her beau to work. We’re with her, and we have a plan #westandwithJulieBishop
Welcoming the Abbott Government’s scheme for more accountability in Australia’s aid spending overseas, Paul McMahon praises the theory, but wonders if it’ll work in practice.
While The Big Smoke has at its heart impartiality around issues of the day, the topic of Chan and Sukumaran warrants commentary, so TBS Editor PB weighs in on this life or death issue.
In the first of the “TBS Ten” interview series, The Hon. Trevor Ashley, First Lady of Oxford Street tells us about that “sitch” with Julie Bishop…
Pointing out how ageist Australia is and how insensitive Julie Bishop has been, Mike Welsh pens an open letter to Foreign Affairs Minister over her “sixty is the new forty comment”.
With FA Minister Julie Bishop calling for “really, like heaps more” direct action over climate change, TBS Editor Paul Bugeja wonders what the hell is going on?