New US ambassador is Pacific fleet admiral Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was so excited by the appointment of an American Ambassador to Canberra following a frigid 16-month delay that he tweeted: “Great to see Admiral Harry Harris nominated by Donald Trump as US Ambassador to Australia. Look forward to seeing you in Canberra, Harry!” This…

Malcolm Turnbull’s career being terminated by Liberals not Labor According to all the current political polls, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is on a hiding to nothing to be defeated at the next Federal Election. However, the biggest threat to his re-election is not Labor’s Opposition Leader Bill Shorten but two fellow Liberals. They are Tony “The Mad…

Aussie billionaires James Packer, Rupert Murdoch and Frank Lowy reorganise their family fortunes Australian politicians and regulators queue up to make life easier for billionaire casino owner James Packer. They can’t do enough for the louche playboy and son of the late Kerry Packer. Take the gambling report commissioned by the NSW Coalition Government into…

Canberra politicians have known about dual citizenship breaches for 30 years Federal Parliament and the main political parties, Labor, Liberal, National and Australian Democrats, have known about the disqualification facing MPs with dual nationality for 30 years. George V Turner, a barrister with pedantic knowledge of constitutional law, sounded the warning in individual letters to Prime…

Euthanasia: Victoria’s MPs declare it lawful but NSW MPs keep it criminal  Victoria is the most politically and culturally progressive State in Australia while NSW runs a poor third or fourth. Melbourne is a cultured city of booksellers, restaurants, galleries, parks, gardens, the MCG and coffee. Sydney is obsessed with wealth as social status, real estate prices,…