Australia Day

It’s never Australia Day without someone filling Fairfax column inches with bitching about our shameful past or complaints we’re not a republic.

Yesterday The Age gave us the first. Today the second:

You know it’s Australia Day when…

In other news:

The police keeps digging:

Police step up investigation into Gillard’s AWU scandal

VICTORIAN detectives have expanded their investigation into the purchase of a Fitzroy house with union slush fund money controlled by the disgraced former boyfriend of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Bizarre leftist brain farts:

If it weren’t for good luck, Abbott would have no luck at all, writes Michelle Grattan.