Hamilton Hume Launch Speech

Aug 21, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

HAMILTON HUME LAUNCH SPEECH Thank you very much Bill. I’m both delighted and honoured, first of all by your agreeing to give your imprimatur on the cover of the book and now for your presence and your kind remarks tonight. I’m so glad that tonight we’re joined by so many of my wife Wendy’s family because it ...

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ABC News Breakfast Interview – Friday 29 July 2016

Jul 29, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

My interview with ABC News Breakfast Friday 29 July 2016

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Australia’s place in Asia

Dec 3, 2013 No Comments ›› admin

INDONESIAN SPYING The Indonesian spying controversy threw into stark relief Australia’s problem of finding a comfortable and productive place among its regional neighbours in this so-called Asian Century. Indeed, you have to wonder whether it is possible while an Anglophile like Tony Abbott is running the Government,           When he took his Prime Ministerial oath of office, ...

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Sophistry and Spin

Nov 9, 2013 No Comments ›› admin

Canberra’s Labor supporters could not help but be dismayed by the performance of their Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh in a recent interview with ABC radio’s Adam Shirley. It was an exercise in sophistry worthy of its own episode of Yes Minister…except, of course that Mr Leigh is not a minister and will not become ...

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Climate Change Armada Heading Our way

Oct 23, 2013 No Comments ›› admin

CLIMATE CHANGE ARMADA HEADING OUR WAY Canowindra has to be the most interesting and delightful country town in Canberra’s hinterland. A visit there last week to give a talk at the town’s exciting bushranger festival revealed the countryside in all its glory…full dams, green pasture, golden crops of canola and stock in peak condition. But there’s the ...

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