GOOD NEWS FOR BRISBANE – Sleep easy, south-east Queenslanders, the tropical depression Hillary will avoid hitting our beautiful city:

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is coming to Australia to talk about her future plans after losing the 2016 US election to Donald Trump.

Mrs Clinton is expected to give a candid account of the presidential election and share stories from her New York Times bestseller, What Happened.

Mrs Clinton’s tour An Evening With Hillary Rodham Clinton is being planned by The Growth Faculty.

Since leaving office Mrs Clinton has commanded up to US$300,000 (A$379,000) for delivering major speeches. Tickets for An Evening with Hillary start at $195.

According to a blurb for the event, Mrs Clinton will “free from the constraints of running … share the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules.”

The event promises to reveal: “What Happened and what’s next.

“Secretary Clinton explains how she got back up after a loss, and how we can all look ahead.

“An illuminating insight into Secretary Clinton’s experience as a woman in politics — she lets loose on this topic, and others, in a way she never has before”…

Mrs Clinton’s tour kicks off in New Zealand on May 7, followed by Melbourne on May 10 and a final show in Sydney at the ICC Sydney Theatre at Darling Harbour on May 11.

Haven’t we suffered enough already? Or indeed paid enough? Somebody should ask Mrs Clinton about what happened to $88 million donated by the Australian government to the Clinton Foundation. It’s an equivalent of some 450,000 Australians buying the cheapest tickets to her show, but without being consulted.