National Party — rural guardians or Liberals in Akubras? [by Andrew Phillips]

By Andrew Phillips, 21st December 2008 Those who know me well are well aware I have a deep respect for the rank and file of the National Party. The Party membership comprises some of the most down-to-earth, no-nonsense people with a firm grip on reality one could ever hope to meet. Over the past year, […]

2004 election overview [by Andrew Phillips]

By Andrew Phillips, 30th December 2004 Only two months following Australia’s Federal election in which we are led to believe the pseudo-conservative Coalition parties gained power in a landslide victory, it appears to be “business as usual” for our politicians. Labor slinks off in embarrassment to its summer break, undoubtedly relishing the thought of more […]