"FOR the first time, it appears there's a real opportunity for a prominent centrist independent in the ACT to have a chance at ousting Liberal senator Zed Seselja." That's MICHAEL MOORE'S view and you read it here first.
"IT'S annoying to constantly experience the culture within this ACT government that delivers a daily onslaught of spin… Don’t they realise how hollow they sound?" Columnist PAUL COSTIGAN maintains the rage on Page 10.
An edition of unexpectedness: reviewer WENDY JOHNSON breakfasts at a new restaurant with odd opening hours – 9pm to 9am. And KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK visits an open garden in Fadden where even weeds are tolerated!
AN edition of wonder: PAUL COSTIGAN wonders how the planning minister keeps his job, ROBERT MACKLIN wonders what the bloody hell the PM's thinking and KATE MEIKLE wonders where her "boss baby" came from.
"Minister Rattenbury should explain why his government apparently breached the FOI Act, on two separate occasions, by failing to release the decision of Fair Work Australia to me." JON STANHOPE has a question for Shane.
“DIWALI is like Christmas. We exchange gifts and sweets, it’s an exciting family time,” says Deepak-Raj Gupta, president of the Canberra India Council. KATE MEIKLE explains all things Diwali on Page 18.