Our parliament has survived many tests with little change. The current political panic has brought in new symbols of subservience
It's been a long time since I watched parliament live.
After nearly fourteen years in the Senate, I haven't missed it for a day since leaving eighteen months ago. Sure, I miss a few of the people but none of the cut and thrust of politics.
Yesterday I happened to tune in to the television broadcast and I was shocked by how much it had changed. From an insiders perspective it looked like another world to the one I worked in.
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