Perhaps not noticeably absent from the G20 summit, is the incoming country taking over presidency of the group: Australia! But, then again, maybe it has been queried.
Apart from the non-appearance of Kevin Rudd at the G20 due to the Australian national election on Saturday, the other interesting persona is Julian Assange who has mounted an election campaign from his ‘cell’ at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Julian may scrape in sixth place to gain a senate seat for the state of Victoria.
Murdoch’s’ media who controls 70% of the Australian media has promoted the conservative Tony Abbott for Prime Minister. Has wikileaks any dirt on Murdoch? A wildcard billionaire election party hopeful has accused Murdochs’ ex-wife of being a chinese spy.