Can You Help?

This website is in imminent danger of being shut down. It has been online since 1995, but the personal circumstances of the owner, Malcolm Farnsworth, are such that economies have to be made. Server costs and suchlike have become prohibitive. At the urging of people online, I have agreed to see if Patreon provides a solution. More information is available at the Patreon website. If you are able to contribute even $1.00/month to keep the site running, please click the Patreon button below.


Become a Patron!


Geoff Walsh: 2001 Federal Election Analysis

The ALP’s National Secretary, Geoff Walsh, has addressed the National Press Club on the outcome of the 2001 federal election.

Walsh said he had never experienced an election “quite so strange as the 2001 election”. [Read more…]


ALP National Secretary Geoff Walsh Discusses Labor’s Election Defeat

The morning after the ALP’s federal election defeat in 2001, its National Secretary, Geoff Walsh, was interviewed on Channel 7′ Sunrise program.

Walsh argued that the ALP had done well to claw back the scale of its defeat.

The election resulted in Prime Minister John Howard winning his third successive election.

Opposition Leader Kim Beazley stood down after the election defeat. Although he returned to the leadership in 2005, he never again contested an election as leader.

  • Watch Walsh on Sunrise (10m)