My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Oh My God, They Killed WorkChoices! http://auspol.info/arA492 – Abbott and the unflushable policy. #
  • Prime Minister Julia Gillard is speaking at Richmond High School in Sydney, in the electorate of Macquarie…. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard announces a National Trade Cadetship program… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: Trade Cadetship program to have two streams, one general skills, one specific trade skills. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: National Trade Cadetship Program to be in operation in 2012. #ausvotes #
  • An appalling development: Sky News has adopted the worst commercial TV practice of noisy, whooshy, sound inserts on live events… #
  • I can read, chaps… I don't need a noise to alert me. You'll lose me on Thursday if this is what you're up to. #
  • Gillard asked about running a stage-managed campaign. Apparently she needs to be in shopping centres. She talks of being in coffee shops… #
  • Gillard asked if she will be announcing spending cuts to match Abbott. "We have made $84bn of cutbacks over 3 budgets." #ausvotes #
  • Nice to see inattentive Richmond High School students standing behind Gillard. Only teacher here is Gillard directing the media. #ausvotes #
  • No, there's a policeman standing next to the kids now. That shut them up. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard asked about the Kevin Rudd "conceit" of spending money to secure a seat on the UN Security Council. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: I'm happy for Minister Smith to continue that role on behalf of the government. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard asked to comment on Hockey claim that ALP is to savings what Paris Hilton is to chastity. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard says the comment says a lot about Hockey's depth of analysis about the issues. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard asked about the great scandal of men in budgie smugglers dogging Abbott. About such things is our media concerned. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard asked how she's standing up, is she getting enough sleep? She says she's fine, thank you for asking. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard's media conference has ended… #ausvotes #
  • Economic Protection tops Border Protection: http://auspol.info/b0soqa – Peter Lewis, Essential Research, on some research findings. #
  • Senator Scott Ludlum making a lot of sense on Agenda. A price on pollution is an economic solution to a problem, not a left-wing plot. #
  • Do you need help moving forward? #mofo http://twitpic.com/26wase #mofo (RT @NathanaelB via @ajbuntine) #
  • RT @australian: Sky News' David Speers to host leaders' debate: http://bit.ly/cAoVXT #
  • Mantras of the meek: http://auspol.info/9emlvQ – good piece from Michael Gawenda at Business Spectator #
  • Those "major API problems" at Twitter continue. No updates on TweetDeck. I'm talking to myself – again. #
  • Julia Gillard speech at the Casula Powerhouse in Sydney… just delivered… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard pays tribute to Whitlam, first PM to put needs of cities on the political map. "He left the suburbs fully flushed." #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: 3 out of every 4 Australians live in a city with more than 100,000 people. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: It is increasingly difficult to preserve the quality of life… it's the govt's job to take control of our future… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: Sustainability is about the liveability of our cities… there is such a thing as the Australian way of life… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard reprises most of her lines from her Sunday speech on population… #ausvotes #
  • It took 9 minutes into this speech for Gillard to say "moving forward", then she used it twice in 30 seconds. #ausvotes #
  • Tony Abbott speaking in Melbourne at opening of Phil Barresi's campaign rooms in Deakin electorate… #ausvotes #
  • Abbott: This is what the election is about – do we deserve competence in our government? #ausvotes #
  • Abbott repeats his slogan: If you want to stop the boats, you've got to change the government… #ausvotes #
  • Abbott talks again of factional and union warlords executing Rudd in the dead of the night… #ausvotes #
  • Abbott: This green preference deal is all about a great big new carbon tax on everything. #ausvotes #
  • Abbott: What did Cabinet come up with that day (Tue last week) on climate change? "The coming carbon tax." #ausvotes #
  • @travisgc No, Barresi is the former member, defeated in 2007. in reply to travisgc #
  • @Captainsuburbia It was a Neville Wran line originally. in reply to Captainsuburbia #
  • Very impressed by the Financial Review's election coverage. Pity about their subscription arrangements. #
  • Had an interesting chat today with Laura Smyth, ALP candidate in La Trobe – a picture far removed from much campaign coverage. #
  • The nitty-gritty of campaigning is underway. Mr. Robb reminds me about postal voting: http://twitpic.com/26ykfc http://twitpic.com/26ykqn #
  • @Chrisquirk Well, Mr. Robb was an assassin also – remember he inflicted a savage wound on Turnbull last year. in reply to Chrisquirk #
  • @crazyjane13 There was a Melb #WonkDrinks last month – @s_bridges @unsungsongs @chrisberg @urbancreature @JennyEjlak @Darvo110 me and more in reply to crazyjane13 #
  • @crazyjane13 We should definitely be doing something prior to Aug 21… #
  • @unsungsongs But perhaps somewhere more conducive to conversation….? in reply to unsungsongs #
  • Great service from @APACYourShout but is it possible to signal what's coming up? #
  • Catching up on #PMAgenda with @samanthamaiden and David Marr – classic!! #
  • This is an extraordinary profile of Brand and Gary Gray on #PMAgenda – rationalisations for lack of activity as a local MP. Incredible. #
  • The BER program is a winner in Mildura: http://auspol.info/9pHy7i – add Mallee to your list of seats to watch… #
  • The Abbott Family: http://youtu.be/uNCZw4MTzB0 – it IS hilarious. #
  • A new portrait of John Howard was unveiled at Parliament House today: http://auspol.info/c20M8c #
  • RT @Therese_Rein: And we brought Jasper home today too. He is cuddled up contentedly on the couch with Kevin, purring. #
  • My mother disapproves of "unflushable turds" and similar bad language on the ABC. http://auspol.info/arA492 #
  • @Matty46 I think you might be right. in reply to Matty46 #
  • Howes, Kroger and Sales doing battle on #Lateline… #
  • Howes wonders who's responsible for the Newt Gingrich Contract With America style campaign the Liberals are running. #Lateline #
  • Kroger says Gillard has the whole Canberra press gallery "except Oakes" bluffed. They don't ask her about the govt's record. #Lateline #
  • Does Michael write your questions now, Leigh? #Lateline #
  • @GrogsGamut Kroger wanted to know what Howes & Rudd discussed in Washington. Sales passed the question on! in reply to GrogsGamut #

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