Australia watched as the UK ditched its career politicians amid a sea of sleaze and corruption. They were replaced by ordinary citizens selected at random by a new computer nick-named RADO. Within a few years Uncle Sam followed suit. With a rising ...
tide of indiscretions and scandals rocking Canberra, public opinion from Perth to Parramatta demanded similar change. the new system was working well in the UK and the US. Why shouldn't it work in the 'Lucky Country' too? The Governor General, Sir John McLeod, flew discreetly to London for a secret audience with her Majesty. Australia would never be the same again.