Tag: Tony Abbott

  • Minister for Women launches ‘Tony’ doll for girls

    Minister for Women launches ‘Tony’ doll for girls

    Michaela Vaughan [twitname]mvaughan101[/twitname] Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced today that the federal government will be funding $10 million dollars on a new “Tony” doll for young Australian girls. All female kindergarten students enrolled from 2015 will be gifted a doll on the first day of school. The Minister for Women was very excited to be…

  • Of Vices and Newspaper Men

    Of Vices and Newspaper Men

    Thomas Mitchell [twitname]Thom_Mitchell[/twitname] It’s easy to satirise The Daily Telegraph. The News Corp paper has ceased any pretence of fairness or balance. Screaming headlines during the 2013 election – like the notorious “Kick this mob out”, “Does this guy ever shut up”, and the priceless, and pretty weird, “Hair brained; A fly takes a liking…

  • The Scrotioid

    The Scrotioid

    Dominic Bowd  Grubs creeping out the eyes, of Leaders. Leaders of Men.

  • The Daily Telegraph

    The Daily Telegraph

  • Editorial #8: Kick This Knob Out

    Editorial #8: Kick This Knob Out

    “Finally, you now have the chance to… KICK THIS MOB OUT.” So read the headline of The Daily Telegraph the day after the announcement of the September 7 Federal election last year. While The Daily Telegraph has not exactly been lauded as a bastion of impartial news reporting throughout its history, this now-infamous headline proved…

  • What we could buy instead of shiny new jets

    What we could buy instead of shiny new jets

    The Abbott government focused much of its election campaign on the supposed budget “emergency”. They’ve cut funding for higher education, welfare, foreign aid and environmental programs. In contrast, the government has also recently committed $12.4 billion to a new batch of Joint Strike Force (JSF) fighter jets, which will cost an additional $12 billion in…