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23 August 2017 02:45 (South Africa)

Aussie prime minister limps in at third place in eBay auction

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Dinner with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was snapped up for A$6,300 on eBay on Wednesday. But dinner with his deputy Julia Gillard went for A$ 10,100 and even the opposition leader Tony Abbott's offer of dinner fetched A$7,500. Never mind the real world of political backstabbing - Rudd isn't winning any popularity contests in cyberspace either.

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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