My Latest Twitter Updates

  • RT @smurray38: “Well, you’re here. You must be dumber than you look.” The NYTimes public editor's last column: http://nyti.ms/8ZmMvU #
  • Life under the Taliban: how a boy of seven was hanged to punish his family http://auspol.info/cjt9MJ #
  • But then there's the digital detox of a writer abandoning technology: http://auspol.info/91CiZv – addiction or just management of routines? #
  • Video of last night's speech by Malcolm Turnbull on climate change is here: http://auspol.info/aO8f6d – The Deakins – The Wheeler Centre #
  • The Wheeler Centre debate on The Politics of Climate Change also features Mark Dreyfus (ALP), Nick McKim (Tas Greens) & Baroness Amos (UK) #
  • A quite interesting post from film critic Roger Ebert on how he uses Twitter: http://auspol.info/dxwWwY #
  • @wheelercentre At least I've got myself on the mailing list now instead of relying on accidental discovery of events. in reply to wheelercentre #
  • I have a spare ticket for this Melb Town Hall debate on Aust racism: http://auspol.info/95wHc2 – Tue 6.30pm. Any takers? Send DM. #
  • Who? RT @GrogsGamut: Might be best to send one to Andrew Johns… #
  • That was not an invitation to spam me… I do not want to know about these people! … RT @GrogsGamut: http://bit.ly/bRPfHh #
  • I was breathalysed by a very nice policewoman tonight who passed up an opportunity to book me for not having affixed my new rego label. #
  • @pinknantucket I thought so too – got a few ideas from the piece. in reply to pinknantucket #
  • @GrogsGamut But you'll be watching NBC's Meet the Press first, of course? in reply to GrogsGamut #
  • The Shatt al Arab, the river formed from convergence of the Tigris & Euphrates, can no longer keep the sea at bay: http://auspol.info/deTsmB #
  • Democrat in Chief? http://auspol.info/9cAx89 – Democrats in the US Capitol feel the walls closing in fast. Will Obama save them? #
  • Re: last tweet. A superb piece from the NYT, prints to 18 A4 pages. We get almost nothing like it here, certainly not every weekend. #
  • And Harold Mitchell, Valeria Beral, Steve Bracks, Allan Hawke and Graeme Samuel get the top gongs in the Queen's Birthday Honours. #
  • Valerie Beral… #
  • Bob Rogers gets a gong for "services to the media"… #
  • H. G. Nelson and Roy Slaven, aka Greig Pickhaver and John Doyle, get the AM for services to the media: http://auspol.info/b89l94 #
  • 12.10am and no Aust. media website has published the Honours list, as far as I can gather. Sky News has reported the top 5. #
  • "It's An Honour" website allows searching on names but provides no list: http://auspol.info/aaLmiT #
  • Steve Bracks receives AC "for eminent service to the Parlt & community of Vic through reform of constitutional & electoral systems.." #
  • Bracks also cited for education & training, leadership in promotion of multiculturalism, and economic development. #
  • Graeme Samuel's AC is for publicadministration, economic reform and competition law, also sporting and cultural leadership. #
  • Bless the ABC…. RT @abcnews: Queen's Birthday top honours announced http://bit.ly/9APKMO #
  • Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh gets a gong for his work in the mining industry and employment programs for indigenous Australians. #
  • Links to ABC stories on Queen's Birthday honours are here: http://auspol.info/cNXXZD #
  • No escaping a fortnight from hell for Rudd: http://auspol.info/dmJUDH – Phillip Coorey has some good quotes in this piece. #
  • The Aust says "Kevin Rudd fights dissent in ALP ranks": http://auspol.info/a93SE2 – story says backbenchers restive but no move for change. #
  • Start the countdown. PVO says Rudd has a week to shape up: http://auspol.info/9Vdue7 #

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