Monday, June 23, 2008

Hansard made useful, at Open Australia

Check it out at

It's in beta, but what a resource!

It lets you know what contribution any MP has made to the parliament, and whether, statisticially speaking, they speak crap.

I'm signing up, and putting it on my sidebar -->

Also out today on the political front - the ANU's Trends in Australian
Political Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study, 1987-2007

It is an indespensible 81-page political/social resource.

Australian voters see big business as a greater threat than unions, think more should be spent on social services over tax cuts and say Peter Costello would not have saved the Coalition.