The exorcist, the abacus and the witch, by F.R Leavis
Hairshirt Harry is building up a head of steam with a hybrid coal/nuclear (that's "nucular" to you , W) boiler. The liberals are quite innovative when it comes to alternative power generation. Leaked reports suggest that Julia Bishop's laser-stare is energised by some as yet undescribed cold fusion reaction. Methane wind generators are endemic in National party country, and popular also with Liberal backbenchers and shadows, as long as you are far enough downwind.
Some say Juliar's synthetic and uninflected strine is generated on the fly by a supercomputer in Virginia. Wayne's a court magician, master of the witching chair, Marius Kloppers' amanuensis.