ForÂ years I’ve warnedÂ that Kevin Rudd was using the prime ministership as a stepping stone to a top job with the United Nations,Â diverting cash for his personal crusade. Now he’s got there – but, having been sacked as PM, it’s not quite as grand as he intended:
FORMER prime ministerÂ Kevin Rudd will join a United Nations panel on global sustainability, the UN confirmed today
Tim Blair hasÂ more.
Meanwhile, back on planet earth:
Fifty-seven more votes arrive for Labor:
A boat believed to be carrying asylum seekers has been “intercepted” by the Royal Australian Navy north-east of Christmas Island.
The vessel is believed to be carrying 57 asylum seekers and two crew.
High compliance costs and interference by Labor kill tourism in Australia
Australia has out priced itself as a holiday destination.
QUEENSLAND tourism operators are facing the fight of their lives to lure holidaymakers, who are increasingly shunning domestic beach holidays in favour of cheap deals to places such as Bali, Fiji and Thailand. (News com)