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Richard Laidlaw

Richard Laidlaw is a former Queensland journalist and political adviser who now mostly lives in Indonesia. He blogs at and can be contacted by email at

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Ahok's conviction a ridiculous travesty
International - 11/05/2017 - 17 comments
That Greens walkout: no, senator, it was a stunt
Domestic Politics - 19/09/2016 - 41 comments
Heíll always be a winner
Domestic Politics - 12/11/2014 - 4 comments
Rough waters and rocky boats, but we'll get there
International - 12/11/2013 - 16 comments
Australia's election
Domestic Politics - 5/09/2013 - 9 comments
By jingo, itís time for common sense
Law & Liberties - 8/05/2012 - 7 comments
A green tinge is common sense
Domestic Politics - 16/04/2012 - 11 comments
The Carr that skittled Kevin
Domestic Politics - 6/03/2012 - 15 comments
This man is our problem, not Britain's
Law & Liberties - 19/04/2011 - 28 comments
The Australia-Indonesia relationship
International - 24/03/2010 - 1 comment
Look, letís just cut out the hot air
Environment - 7/12/2009 - 19 comments
Time to cast Keynes adrift
Economics - 20/02/2009 - 37 comments
Farewell to an Honourable Jurist
Law & Liberties - 3/02/2009 - 9 comments
Religion is an idea. Democracy is an expression
Religion & Spirituality - 13/08/2008 - 37 comments
Rudd moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform
Religion & Spirituality - 1/08/2008 - 14 comments

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