August 30, 2016

Sirius building in The Rocks is ‘as sexy as a car park’

Fans of Sydney’s “lump on The Rocks” (as described by the National Trust in the 1970s) have generated a bit of noise since the government’s decision […]
June 14, 2016

At your service (at the click of a button), (The Australian, 14 June 2016)

There is a feeling familiar to millions of NSW drivers: part dread, part resignation, part resolve. It comes around every year (or three or five), prompted […]
June 10, 2016

The Empty Chair in Government Services

Legend has it that during the early days of, CEO Jeff Bezos would wheel an empty chair into important meetings. In that chair, he told […]
April 27, 2016

Deconstructing Greer (Spectator, 23 April 2016)

Recently I received a letter, as NSW Finance and Property Minister, demanding that I urgently remove the ‘Germaine Greer’ plaque from the Sydney Writers Walk in […]