In abnormal times, you need an abnormal approach if you want to be heard above other countries, says Australia's ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey.
- by Matthew Knott
Tony Abbott's first budget created a lot of political trouble for a prime minister in his first term. So much so that many of the measures were dumped - many of them by Mr Abbott himself.
- by Stephanie Peatling
It was after that first disastrous call between Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull that Senator John McCain reached out to Joe Hockey.
- by Nick O'Malley