Monthly Archives: July 2004

Don II

Political scientist Don Aitkin has a really interesting posting in the APPRN discussion currently underway. It begins: I’ve now read the book, and enjoyed it. I’m impressed with the thought, the comprehensive coverage and the engaging level of the writing. … Continue reading

Posted in Australian issues

On the Box in Ballarat

Pre-recorded an interview with Judi Hogan for State Focus Victoria. It’ll go to air throughout Victoria (except Melbourne) on Saturday August 14. Lots of topics, but with a special focus on Eureka and the Republic. Judi tells me she’s also … Continue reading

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Well Schooled

Interesting interview on Friday with Tim Petterson, a journalist who writes for the newsletter of the Australian Education Union, which represents Victorian school teachers. We write about schools in the Rethinking Australian Social Policy chapter (pages 198-202), and are fairly … Continue reading

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Triple J interview

Pete and Andrew’s interview with Steve Cannane on Triple J went to air on Monday 19 July. I’ll see if I can get my hands on a copy of the audio file and post it up here. [Posted by David … Continue reading

Posted in Book launch stuff

On the airwaves

Mac and I have been running around doing some more interviews today. We did a pre-recorded number on SBS Radio (not sure when it’ll be on), a long one with Insights Magazine, and then an interesting one with Lindy Burns … Continue reading

Posted in Book launch stuff

Caught out (what Howard really said about Bradman)

The Oz has published our reply to Howard’s claim that he never said Bradman was the greatest ever Australian. You can read it on the letters section of today’s Oz (page seven of eight) or click here to read all … Continue reading

Posted in Australian issues

Forget Kyoto

Banged out an op-ed earlier today which will appear in Tuesday’s SMH on Australia’s appallingly high levels of carbon emissions. Here is the intro: Recent calls by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Robin Batterham, for Australia to halve its greenhouse gas emissions … Continue reading

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