Tina Arena quits Australia Council, ending the age of ScoMo


Tina Area leaving her position on the Australia Council is an indication the age of Scott Morrison is probably actually at an finish.

Tina Area and Scott Morrison in 2016 Picture: Fb)

Within the aftermath of Scott Morrison beating out Julie Bishop and Peter Dutton to switch Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s prime minister, he reportedly ended his first full occasion assembly as chief by calling Bishop apart … and asking her for Tina Area’s cellphone quantity.

So if we’re to take a cue from Eric Hobsbawm’s method to historical past, dividing occasions by “ages” characterised by the preponderance of sure concepts and courses of occasions, quite than, say, monarchic or parliamentary reigns — the “quick twentieth century” between 1914 and 1991, for instance, or the twin revolutions that dominated Europe between 1789 and 1848 — it may be mentioned the “age of Scott Morrison” actually got here to an finish this week.

Yesterday it was introduced that Area had stepped down from the position on the Australia Council to which Morrison had appointed her. She confirmed as much as fewer than half of the conferences the council held whereas she was a member, and give up citing different “work commitments”. And let’s face it, issues of state are one factor, however the alternative to look as a carnivorous plant on the French model of The Masked Singer, alongside the likes of Jeff Panacloc and his naughty monkey puppet Jean-Marc … properly that comes however as soon as in a lifetime.

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