There’s no more wizardry in our leaders’ words and Australia’s poorer for it

Years ago, as an earnest young speechwriter, it was easy to become enchanted by the examples of elder Labor writers — not least because the...

To drink from the fountain of myth could make me feel better about abridging media releases on daylight savings.

  • Martin McKenzie-Murray
  • WAtoday

Oh, the stories!

I bathed in them.

It was said that Kingston Town ran on the fumes of Freudy’s budget reply speeches, read to him by jockeys in lieu of a whip.

The phonemic resonance of a Don Watson speech, when spoken by Paul Keating, once provoked an earthquake in the…

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