Do hydrogen powered vehicles have a future in Australia?

To discuss the future of hydrogen powered vehicles in Australia I think it’s quite pertinent to look at the current status of electric vehicles here. Our Australian federal government has, until recently, shown complete disinterest in electric vehicles. That’s changed now, but not in a positive way. The government has … Continue reading

Tony Abbott – flag count competition – new record

You might have noticed some social media and press commentary on the number of flags appearing behind Tony Abbott at his press conferences and prime ministerial announcements. One site, Eclectic Owl, is reporting a pole count surge with a recent sighting of eight flags. This seems quite significant after an average … Continue reading

Captain Abbott and Bill Shorten’s zingers

Australians were dumbfounded on Australia Day when Tony Abbott announce Prince Philip would be receiving one of the two knighthoods on offer. When asked who he had consulted before making the decision, he fell back on his favourite metaphor: “It was a captain’s pick.” (Of course, Tony Abbott is captain … Continue reading