According to stereotype, we’re rebels who have no time for politicians telling us what’s what. So, why haven’t Victorians renewed the spirit of Eureka?
With the election now underway, the candidate who manages to make an apathetic nation feel something will surely be the winner. Whoever offers more of the same will come up short.
In documents cleaned from a dusty drawer in Canberra, the tale of how John Howard survived his budget (and inspired many more) is up for re-examination.