We should love our national anthem not fall asleep because of it.
Judith Ireland is a special writer, weekends, for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, based at Parliament House
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Assad improbably started his career as a doctor, training in London. But got his tyrannical break when his older brother died, catapulting him into the heir-apparent spot.
'I tell you what, if you go down the pub and you talk to small business people, they're not talking about econometric models. What they're talking about is how they're going to grow their businesses,' said Scott Morrison.
It may be cool to act like elections are a horrible affliction we are forced to endure on a triennial basis. But really, we should be celebrating their arrival, not complaining.