Michael Riordan

Michael Riordan
Michael has been a member of the Queensland branch of the ALP since 1995, and has a long family connection with the ALP. His father, Joe, was Minister for Housing in the Whitlam Government, and Michael was the candidate for Gaven at the last state election. Michael currently teaches English and runs a small business.

Articles by Michael Riordan

Austerity and the Politics of Asceticism

When Campbell Newman declared after the last election that Queensland was the new Spain, I naturally thought, like many others, that it was just political theatre, a piece of rhetorical over-reach drawn from the Tony Abbott playbook. I had no … Read More

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