Australia's political winners and losers of a year of uncertainty

Simon Cowan
Updated October 13 2019 - 2:39pm, first published December 22 2017 - 12:30pm

As 2017 began with the resignation of a cabinet minister, you would have been forgiven for thinking that might have been a defining moment of the political year. Forgiven, but wrong all the same. For 2017 revealed more of how the titanic changes of 2016 continued to unfold for example, Donald Trump's presidency really is proceeding much like his idiosyncratic campaign.

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Simon Cowan

Simon Cowan

Canberra Times columnist

Simon Cowan is research director at the Centre for Independent Studies and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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