airwaves and airplanes

A happy birthday to Nick Cave (for the 22nd), which provides yet another excuse to plug his new album – do yourself a favour and grab a copy. Really enjoyed doing the interview on 4ZZZ. Radio is so the best medium. I think if more politicians and the like did more interviews on community radio,…

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Rocking (or popping) against Howard

Getting up on stage to play a couple of short sets (4-5 songs) of music as a support to Frenzal Rhomb and The Herd was a nice change from straight election campaigning, although they were both Rock against Howard shows, so there was obviously a bit of a political flavour there. I think we managed…

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The ungreat debate, humour and footy

The debate between Howard & Latham is finished. No mention of indigenous Australians, no mention of the environment and the Worm seems to have been more captivating for viewers and analysts than either of the contestants. No mention of the Senate either of course, even though that contest is just as significant for our future…

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Lots of places, lots of topics

It feels like it’s been a long week – one with plenty of opportunity for blog bits, but inspiration and availability of a computer never seemed to coincide. It started in Alice Springs and then took me to Orange, Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne. Our attempt to draw attention to indigenous issues…

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South Australian Senate team launch

Announced our South Australian Senate team, led by John McLaren. A seat we’re aiming to win, with the extra aspect of it being a seat which the Democrats won, but which Meg Lees kept when she left the party. We’ll see what happens, but it’s one where we have a reasonable chance of winning. I…

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