Aker-mania comes to town

Aker-mania came to Hobart on the weekend. A ground record crowd of 8,400 turned up see Aker debut for the Glenorchy Magpies at KGV Oval against reigning TFL premiers, Clarence on Saturday evening in the season opener. For the demographically and statistically inclined, that’s around 4% of Hobart’s population or 1.6% of Tassie’s total populace. [Read more]

Aker: Individual Good vs Common Good

From the response to Josh’s piece, it seems too much Aker is barely enough (for the next 10 minutes anyway). This piece from Andrew Hamilton of Eureka Street draws parallels between Aker’s sacking and the election campaign; a case of individual and collective goods in tension with each other. http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=22523