Category Archive: Politics

Best & Worst Books on Political Campaigns

I’ve just finished Double Down: The Explosive Inside Account of the 2012 Presidential Election by John Helleman and Mark Halperin. It’s the sequel to their magnificent Game Change: Obama & the Clintons, McCain… Continue reading

The Australian (economic) Moment

Those interested in how the economy has reflected and shaped the Australian psyche should check out George Megalogenis’s latest,┬áThe Australian Moment: How We Were Made for these Times. Megalogenis is one of my… Continue reading

Facts on the Separation of Church & State

I am an ordained Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in Australia. I am also the elected member for The Park Ward on Mitcham Council. I was asked recently how I… Continue reading

Mitcham Council: Election Result

Last week I blogged on why I was standing as a candidate in the supplementary election for Mitcham Council in The Park Ward. You can read that┬áhere. Well, the ballot count is in,… Continue reading

Why I’m Standing for Local Council

Several folk have asked my why I’m standing in the current election for Mitcham Council here in South Australia. It’s actually a supplementary election for The Park Ward due to the passing Cr… Continue reading

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