Australian politics, society & culture

August 2016
The Opposition leader is keeping ahead of trouble
By Sean Kelly
In recent years we’ve seen a strange reversal of the usual pattern. Governments have turned out to be febrile, seemingly unhappy with their lot, with a mad propensity for changing leaders. Oppositions, on the other hand, have proven remarkably stable, as though they’re perfectly satisfied with their lot in life. Tony Abbott lasted close to four years as leader of the Opposition.
August 2016
The Opposition leader is keeping ahead of trouble
By Sean Kelly
In recent years we’ve seen a strange reversal of the usual pattern. Governments have turned out to be febrile, seemingly unhappy with their lot, with a mad propensity for changing leaders. Oppositions, on the other hand, have proven remarkably stable, as though they’re perfectly...
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