Secondary teacher (now retired), unionist and Australian Labor Party member since 1972. 8 years teaching in the Northern Territory: 4 in Katherine, followed by 4 in Maningrida, an aboriginal community in Arnhem Land. Returned in June 2008 to Melbourne to live after 15 months in Broome.
Kevin's website is Red Bluff
Latest posts by Kevin Rennie
26 August 2015
12 August 2015
Many Australians were angered by a decision of the government parties to deny a free vote to their parliamentarians on a bill to legalise same sex marriage.
22 July 2015
19 July 2015
23 June 2015
Australia's Matildas gave a stunning performance against Brazil (1-0) to reach the quarter finals of football's Women's World Cup in Canada.
17 June 2015
12 June 2015
Remarks by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott that wind farms are visually awful and noisy have brought a swift response on social media.
1 April 2015
26 February 2015
15 February 2015
Host countries for the Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand and Australia have had easy victories over Sri Lanka and England. Twitter hashtag #AUSvENG was hot during the game.
5 February 2015
1 February 2015
Australia's Socceroos have won the 2015 Asian Cup in a tough, close contest against South Korea. A goal in extra time gave the home team a 2-1 victory in Sydney.
9 January 2015
Australia has won the opening game of the Asian Cup 2015 at Melbourne's rectangular stadium 4-1 against Kuwait.
On the same day as the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in Paris, Queensland police arrest an activist at a political event who was wearing an 'I'm with stupid' T-shirt.
4 January 2015
13 December 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has accused critics of his chief of staff of being sexist. Abbot was famously the target of former PM Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech in 2012.