Almanac Politics: Light at the end of the tunnel?


The federal election is done and dusted with the final numbers yet to be decided. The bottom line is that we have had a change in government and, more broadly speaking, an adjustment to the overall political landscape in Australia. 


Bernard Whimpress was out and about on Saturday observing democracy in action. He photographed a series of corflutes he saw to reflect the images and colours of the day.









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About Bernard Whimpress

Freelance historian (mainly sport) who has just written his 40th book. Will accept writing commissions with reasonable pay. Among his most recent books are George Giffen: A Biography, The Towns: 100 Years of Glory 1919-2018, Joe Darling: Cricketer, Farmer, Politician and Family Man (with Graeme Ryan) and The MCC Official Ashes Treasures (5th edition).


  1. Bernard, the photos are yours; the title and the order in which the images appear is the editor’s whimsical take on what you might have been thinking. Appropriate mea culpas readily available should they be sought.

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