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Brandis pushed aside in counter-terrorism confusion

Brandis pushed aside in counter-terrorism confusion

The counter-terrorism changes announced yesterday sidelined George Brandis and his Department, while the government is getting on with plans to strip Australians of their citizenship.

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Network Ten deal back on the cards as ratings, ad revenue rise

Network Ten deal back on the cards as ratings, ad revenue rise

The future suddenly looks much brighter for the embattled Ten Network. Myriam Robin and Glenn Dyer report.

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Carpark capers as parliamentary price signals take effect

Carpark capers as parliamentary price signals take effect

Paid parking has caused a parking mini-crisis in Parliament House, but no one seems to have much clue what to do about it.

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Domestic violence is an act of terrorism

Domestic violence is an act of terrorism

Some murders are not just an act of private anger, but are intended to send an explicit message to a far broader audience. We call those murders terrorism, except when the victims are women and children.

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Ten’s long road to a sale: a timeline of recent proposals

It’s been a full year of takeover stories in the press, but Ten itself has said relatively little to the market about what’s going on.

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Essential: voters want to end double dipping, welcome US military

Voters back the government’s move to end access to employer-funded and taxpayer-funded parental leave, and want a greater focus on renewables, which they see as good for the economy, this week’s Essential Report shows.

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Tips and rumours

Fairfax papers gutted and muzzled … LNP leadership whispers (except loudly in public) …. ABC gets scrambled …

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Abbott says Japanese subs ‘best in the world’; Defence disagrees

SA Senator Nick Xenophon says Japan’s Soryu submarine will likely win the government defence contract, but they may not live up to Abbott’s hype, writes InDaily journalist Tom Richardson.

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Honeymoon’s over for Qld Labor as polls return startlingly different results

Are the voters of Queensland happy with the new Queensland government? It’s very hard to say.

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Crikey Blogs | AUSTRALIA|

Is it faster to drive, or take the train?

Policymakers should look at these numbers. Journeys made by car in Sydney are much faster than journeys made by train; they’re a long way from being substitutes for each other.

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Media briefs: Queer media shakeup … breast not best … big cable play …

Elle saves breastfeeding for subscribers only, plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: Fortescue backflip? … Hockey, get a grip … China continues to slip …

What will Twiggy do now that the Chinese look keen to invest in FMG? And other business tidbits of the day.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"Do I think sanitary products are essential? I think so, I think so."

"Ew gross, talking about this stuff on TV makes me feel uncomfortable."

Joe Hockey
Election Deciders
The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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The campaign directors
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The strategists
2
The spinners
3
The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

Womens Agenda

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Smart Company

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Property Observer

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