The Coalition’s broadband plan is more expensive and less efficient than was promised. So is Labor’s.READ MORE
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The parliamentary committee tasked with overseeing sensitive intelligence agencies has finally been picked. It’s heavy on Defence and DFAT types, so will it do its job properly?READ MORE
The conservative commentariat’s campaign against the ABC has now reached … Peppa the Pig. That and other media tidbits.READ MORE
WHAT WAS SAID:
"I think all parents know that occasionally the best thing that we can give a kid is a smack, but it can never hurt them."
"It's not like I'm sending my kids to a tropical prison island for indefinite detention, right?"