New Speaker for Federal Parliament

Pickering's take on Yesterday's events in Parliament.

One wit has said that, although Australia is called The Lucky Country, Italy and Greece have new Prime Ministers.

Read Andrew Bolt on Peter Slipper HERE - The Herald-Sun HERE and wonder how long can he last.

The SMH tells of the time that he couldn't get out of a lavatory for the incapacitated HERE -
He is considered by political watchers to be tricky as a ferret and slick as a weasel - except when he needed to make a quick getaway from a Parliament House lavatory some years ago. Now, ''Slippery Pete'' Slipper will be forever known among Liberals and Nationals as a rat.
Meanwhile,  over at Fair Work Australia.....