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.
Rock band Foreigner is about to play Canberra. Before then guitarist Mick Jones will be feted with the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Musical Achievement from the ANU, but there's more… on Page 10.
"If theatre, or all art, is supposed to enable us to experience the incomprehensible inner worlds of other humans, then this show strikes a chord that keeps ringing long after the applause dies down," writes reviewer SIMONE PENKETHMAN.