Crossword after the first fortnight of sitting this year. Prime Minister was a dangerous occupation, middle of last century. Happily, our modern MPs live to claim their super. Unhappily, English is vague about cousins. Oddly, a certain union is going in to bat for a certain big business, but the government is dropping threats. Just … Continue reading CW – 24 February
Is your MP loyal to you, or loyal to the people who chose him? (Or, occasionally, her.) Tony Abbott, on the ABC Four Corner's Man On A Wire: Now, the difficulty at the moment ah is that because there's a smaller, ah less representative party, ah it's easily controlled ah by factional warlords. Some of … Continue reading Electorate sidelined
Parliament sits next week! To cherish this moment, here's a Clueless Crossword. The answers are the names of political parties currently in the federal parliament. Test your knowledge!
Christmas trivia crossword, December 2018. With his very shiny nose, Rudolph is joyful and triumphant, and the merry gentleman lets nothing him dismay. He's known by many names, but whatever you call him, he'll sample a few puddings, chuckle at the bad jokes, and look forward to the MCG, where he'll watch our flannelled fools take on the … Continue reading CW – Christmas of 2018
Political trivia crossword, Saturday 8 December, 2018. Malcolm Turnbull described his successor's motivations in, ahem, particularly clear language, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Keeping with the Turnbull family, there's been a few tweets deleted, but one is preserved for posterity in The Australian and The Unshackled. Apparently, here's some of what Alex tweeted: "Check … Continue reading CW – Week of 8 December
Political trivia crossword, Friday 30 November 2018. The Members for Warringah, Wentworth, Hughes and Chisholm might be of some assistance. One in particular is knowledgeable about the origins of the DLP. For results of the Victorian election (so far!): the ABC, Wikipedia and the VEC. It's not the usual crossword format. Here's a demonstration to show … Continue reading CW – Week of 30 November
Graham Richardson and John Howard singing a duet! I never thought I'd see the day. Or to stretch Richo's analogy, they're dancing the same tango. Richo writing in The Australian 30 November: I can never respect anyone who rats on the party that spent money and used precious resources to get that person elected. As … Continue reading An Odd Couple
Political trivia crossword, Friday 23 November 2018. It's not the usual crossword format. Here's a demonstration to show how it works. And, today's solution. Written and authorised by Guy Smith, Taringa.
How well do you know the people of Australian politics? Here's a crossword for you: People of Politics. Not all of the people are still in Parliament. In fact, some never were! It's not the usual crossword format. Here's a demonstration to show how it works. And, today's solution. Written and authorised by Guy Smith, Taringa. … Continue reading CW – People of Politics