Gus Leonisky's blog
Just a note to alert you that you can read the comments - without being registered. We won't even know who you are... although you will be counted. But a heartfelt thanks, even if you just looking at the cartoons ... to be able to comment you will have to register but no one would have to know who you are, except the administrator of the site. Please note that this site is archived in the National Library of Australia in perpetuity. Just click on "recent comments" or on "read more" in the line below the cartoons to access some of the most fascinating and pertinent information there is from Australia and around the globe.
Treasurer Joe Hockey says the economy's fundamentals are strong even though the national accounts figures released yesterday show that Australia's economy is growing slower than Greece's, at just 0.2 per cent. But Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen told AM this morning that it's 'pathetic' for Mr Hockey to compare Australia with Brazil and Canada as the only countries doing worse than us. He said the current rate of growth would not improve the jobless rate.
Small business lobbyists fear the Abbott government has pushed controversial competition law reforms “out into the never never” because it could not resolve deep divisions within its cabinet or stare down “the big end of town”.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has lashed out at Fairfax Media for leading what he calls a "jihad" against the Government.
And these idiots had to pay for the transportation...
The Federal Government says the cancelled police operation in Melbourne involving border force officers had nothing to do with the Immigration Minister, but Labor is calling for him to give a full explanation.
Sometimes you do have to bash down the doors of prejudice with blunt force. But quotas won't help women who have turned away from certain careers because they were designed by men with no other demands, writes Michael Bradley.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Treasurer Joe Hockey did not consult him before leading a new push for Australia to become a republic.
Simply brilliant... making a mess of everything... The best cartoon of the year by a long shot...