My Latest Twitter Updates

  • ABC News24 is reporting that Belinda Neal is to speak at 11am on whether she will run as an independent in Robertson. #ausvotes #
  • I'm told that Gillard is about to conduct a leak inquiry and expel 76 Russian diplomats. #ausvotes #
  • With the Liberals in Deakin: http://auspol.info/dtoBDN #
  • Tony Abbott announces small business policy – a 1.5% cut in company tax from July 2013 – cost $2.1 billions. #ausvotes #
  • Abbott says the government is "a deeply dysfunctional government" – says we don't know who key ministers will be after election. #ausvotes #
  • Inflation up 0.6% – annual inflation rate 3.1%. Interest rate rise coming? #
  • "Of course an Emily's List founder supports paid parental leave": http://auspol.info/b83E8A (PDF press release) #
  • RT @ParlLibrary: Socio-economic indexes for 2009 electoral divisions: 2006 Census: http://bit.ly/bTmwZI #
  • @decobroad So PB never knocked? in reply to decobroad #
  • Julia Gillard, in Adelaide, is making an announcement about climate change… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard: No city in the country that cares more about water policy than Adelaide… #ausvotes #
  • Gillard announces a further $100 million, $10m of it in Adelaide, for storm water programs. #ausvotes #
  • Gillard asked about Abbott's company tax reduction promise… says he's going to put it up AND down… #ausvotes #
  • @LizzieA01 My fault, a media outlet said it would be on climate change and I foolishly believed them! in reply to LizzieA01 #
  • A Griffith by-election before Christmas, says Barrie Cassidy as he looks at the rat(s) in Gillard's ranks: http://auspol.info/bQXZHM #
  • Just heard a bozo on MTR1377 tell a listener she might be right about informal votes going to the party in power. #
  • Then the bozo agreed with a listener that a donkey vote also goes to the party in power. Car radio is so depressing… #
  • Now the bozo is quoting a Box Hill council electoral worker – huh? – correcting his nonsense. He obviously still doesn't get it. #
  • Apparently his name is Martin King. Haven't I seen him on Media Watch? #
  • I'm not watching it. Is it satire this time? #
  • Yes, but you're all the people who watched Masterchef… #
  • Anyone know what's the best route to Wandong, near Wallan, from south of the city? Need to be there at 11.30am. Ring road to Hume Hwy? #
  • @sunnyhall How long do you think it would take from the CBD? in reply to sunnyhall #
  • @sunnyhall Need to be in Wandong at 11.30 tomorrow morning. Can't quite judge how far up the Hume I will need to go, let alone traffic. in reply to sunnyhall #
  • Nominations for the election close at 12 noon tomorrow. I'm hoping for a 2010 Harry Jago. http://auspol.info/d2Yzuq #
  • @sunnyhall Thanks for that – will do. in reply to sunnyhall #
  • @xposya Apparently he was at a campaign function and the papers were in his pocket but he just forgot about it! in reply to xposya #
  • There won't be a Jago tomorrow because the parties use the bulk nomination option which closed yesterday. http://auspol.info/alKuCD #
  • @JordanForPM Perhaps because it was a private matter with no public interest or relevance to anyone but the parties concerned? in reply to JordanForPM #
  • RT @JordanForPM: Why won't the media talk about the affair from a few years ago between Gillard & the then married Craig Emerson? #
  • RT @mfarnsworth: Perhaps because it was a private matter with no public interest or relevance to anyone but the parties concerned? #
  • RT @JordanForPM: Why then do they talk about Tony Abbott's religious beliefs, & the fact that Julia Gillard is unmarried and has no childen? #
  • .@JordanForPM Perhaps because they are private matters with no public interest or relevance to anyone but the parties concerned? #
  • .@JordanForPM & because one side of politics uses Abbott's religion against him & the other side uses Gillard's martial status against her. #
  • .@JordanForPM And if you remember that most of the media is trash you can explain everything… #
  • @JordanForPM But Laurie Oakes is a doyen, haven't you heard? in reply to JordanForPM #
  • @JordanForPM A lot of it has to do exploitation by politicians and the media. Some of it is due to genuine differences in moral values. in reply to JordanForPM #
  • @JordanForPM make that "a lot of it has to do WITH exploitation…" in reply to JordanForPM #
  • @JordanForPM Why engage in that kind of denigration? Perhaps you're the one with the obsession with other people's lives? in reply to JordanForPM #
  • RT @bennpackham: Must have heard – 830am kickoff for JG travelling party, hotel checkout. Destination unknown #ausvotes #
  • @bennpackham Don't you all find this treatment demeaning? in reply to bennpackham #
  • @JordanForPM Philosophical question I suppose but for me it's about privacy. Your sex life, my sex life, Gillard's sex life – all private. in reply to JordanForPM #
  • @JordanForPM There you go again! I didn't want or need to know that… in reply to JordanForPM #
  • Ivy Bean, world's oldest tweeter, dies, aged 104: @IvyBean104 #
  • @ben_hr Harry Jago, NSW Liberal Minister – in 1973 he forgot to put his nomination form in. DLP candidate won the seat. in reply to ben_hr #
  • Off to the wilds of Wandong and the McEwen campaign… send a search party if I'm not back by tonight. #ausvotes #

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