The election result isn't the equivalent of an Antipodean Brexit or a Trump. Heck, we haven't even changed our PM for 10 months. Well, not yet anyway.
Michael Pascoe is a BusinessDay contributing editor. He comments on companies, markets and the economy.
It is sad that we've deteriorated to Kardashian politics, but the reality is a minority government won't make much difference.
Why exactly are we self-flagellating over a close election?
Malcolm Turnbull must wonder about what might have been and regret the missed opportunity to call a snap election when he knifed Tony Abbott.
Australians are paying billions to the big four banks because we are too lazy to shop around.
From an economic point of view, it's worth keeping some perspective about what the Liberals and Labor are carrying on about.
It's one thing for the UK to seek a diminished role, it would be another altogether for the world's greatest power to elect a sectarian bully.
If the Poms want to shoot themselves in their economic foot, I don't care. But I do care about the isolationist small-mindedness that seems to have driven the Brexit vote.
The rest of Australia desperately needs to see what New South Wales is having and demand to have some too.
Where's the dividing line between systemic fraud and 'innocent mistakes' in the aged care sector?