national affairs editor for @theage and @smh. Wanna-be Barmy Army member. Love @StKildaFC, tea and the @Coodabeens.
Crocmedia secures metro commercial AM radio rights to Tokyo Olympic Games:
The new “how to clean your hands properly” posters in Parliament House call it a faucet and not a tap 😢
A staffer for Nationals senator Barry O’Sullivan texted journalist Annika Smethurst, calling her a “feminist c*nt” and hoped her family died of a “painful cancer”. I’m told O’Sullivan refusing to sack him as he’s apologised ... he’ll likely get a big $$ payout come May.
Spare a for the PM today as he battles “like any other family” to get his mortgage under control on $527,852 a year and five years in cabinet on at least $350k. Just like you and me.
Dan Andrews: "I don't want to appear harsh in any way, but we don't need any more clothes, food, trucks on our roads, we don't have the warehouse capacity." Says the best way to help is a cash donation to the relief fund.
One Cabinet minister on the usefulness of Peter Dutton’s contribution today: “maybe he is just an egotistical moron who lacks self awareness.”