My Latest Twitter Updates

  • #qt First question from Greg Hunt to Garrett about briefings based on Minter-Ellison report… #
  • #qt Garrett restates previous answers… followed processes… etc. #
  • #qt Foreign Minister Smith responding now to question about Aust passports involved in Hamas assassination. Will Abbott attack on this? #
  • #qt Smith chastises Abbott over passport comments…suggests he take up govt briefing offer…passports raised by Abbott were issued in 2003 #
  • #qt Abbott to Rudd: Re fast-tracking new insulation scheme. What confidence this one will be any safer than the first? #
  • #qt Opp. interjecting as Rudd tries to answer…Rudd quoting "fire related incident" statistics…he's lost that clear talking from earlier. #
  • #qt Dixer to Rudd on "advancing" health care reform… I'm glad I have to leave today because I don't think I'm in the mood for this… #
  • #qt And if this is the best we're going to get from the other side… RT @JoeHockey: KR treats deaths and fires as a rounding error #
  • #qt Alby Schultz (Lib-Hume) to Rudd on insulation inspection – why does it only include 15% of 1 million homes? #
  • #qt Rudd: We will check as many homes as necessary…no-one will be out of pocket if they call an electrician right now. #
  • #qt Roxon takes question from Catherine King (Ballarat) on GP super clinics…we all wave to Daylesford visitors in the gallery…oh dear… #
  • Moronic spelling… RT @peter_dutton: k rudd sewing the ground for a mass distraction from garrett – get ready for their health announcement #
  • #qt A stitch in time? #
  • #qt Speaker Jenkins ejects Andrew Laming, then names him… House now dividing on motion to exclude Laming… #
  • @crazyjane13 "Naming" is an invitation from the Speaker for the govt to move a motion of suspension. in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • @crazyjane13 Technically, for the House to take action – in practice, the government. in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • @smurray38 Yep and some of my ideological allies on Twitter seem oblivious to the extent of those cracks. in reply to smurray38 #
  • @crazyjane13 Yes, it's always the Manage of Govt Business who responds with the appropriate motion… in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • @crazyjane13 The most famous example is in 1975 when the Whitlam govt failed to support Speaker Cope, ensuring his resignation from the post in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • #qt Abbott to Rudd: Is he really telling us the deaths, fires, etc, is an acceptable outcome? #
  • @crazyjane13 A naming will get you 24 hours, as Laming just got… means he can catch an early flight home now! in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • #qt Rudd adopts "any death is a tragedy" posture and restates earlier lines. #
  • He doesn't know how to use the apostrophe either… RT @peter_dutton: I'm just making sure you gallery guru's are awake… #
  • #qt Tinkerbell, bogong moths, scintillating humour from the Treasurer… #
  • #qt Abbott to Rudd: Will you now apologise to the families of the 4 young men who have died? #
  • #qt Rudd: One familiy contacted me and I have written to them. These are unspeakable tragedies… any death is a matter of profound regret. #
  • #qt Rudd: Coronial inquiries and other processes are the proper place for these matters… let's take it calmly… #
  • @MrTHill House, but I have to go right now… in reply to mrthill #
  • #qt Okay, I'm off to the real world… I don't think I'm going to miss much. A censure motion shortly? #
  • @WalterJuo interjections only go into Hansard if the member speaking responds directly to them. in reply to WalterJuo #
  • Back from the real world… #
  • @MacYourselfhome You know, that place where they don't debate Minter-Ellison reports but they do know an almighty cock-up when they see it.. in reply to MacYourselfhome #
  • @feneleyinlondon So has the Prime Minister been bullying anyone you hold dear? in reply to feneleyinlondon #
  • That really is a very blatant advertisement for [the] Victorian government [schools] Channel 10 just showed… #
  • Like Rome Before the Fall? Not Yet http://is.gd/99zaT – Piers Brendon says the past is a map, not a compass. #
  • Farmville and Foursquare: http://is.gd/99F8N – I'm behind the game again… #

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