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Tips and rumours

Qantas management cull? … Alan Kohler turns to advertising … Oscars star meets Bob Katter (!) …

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Tips and rumours

Katter Party in kaos … DFAT in Burma pickle … pollies’ DFAT kids …

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Katter’s rural Australia in a globalising world, part two

Queenslanders love Bob Katter’s big hat and bigger swagger, but his folksy charm is wearing thin in some parts of the Tablelands.

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Why will no one talk about housing affordability?

Crikey readers talk Bob Katter, housing affordability and Guy Rundle’s use of language.

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On the trail with Bob Katter, the mad visionary, part one

Bob Katter is boot-scooting through Kennedy, talking a mile a minute in pressed jeans and a big hat, and expounding on commos, ethanol, a big Australia and Mein Kampf.

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Patter and Kalmer: all hat, all battle

While superficially similar, there’s a key difference between Bob Katter and Clive Palmer. Palmer, despite his buffoonery, is an experienced political mind. And Katter is just mad.

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Laurie Ferguson in trouble in Werriwa? … ringing the gong for King Kong … more trouble on Nauru? …

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Paul Howes feted as new hero of the Right on IR … questions about IBM’s visa use … Bob Katter’s high-tech campaign material …

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From nuts to Bolt (lovers), the small parties seeking your vote

WikiLeaks. Bullet trains. Marijuana. Aboriginal sovereignty. Who said this is a two-party system? Freelance writer David Donaldson takes a look at some of the smaller parties vying for your vote.

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Tips and rumours

A Labor staffer on the public and private teat … big Mac spat … Katter: all hat, no cattle

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iSentia Index: schools, trains dominate as Rudd fades

The Greens are the model supporters of the government’s education and high-speed rail plans, but Liberal state premiers are having none of it. And what’s happened to Kevin Rudd?

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Senate race: polling shows challenge to Greens power

Even on current polling Labor could retain some control of the Senate with the help of the Greens in the balance of power position, exclusive new polling from Essential Research reveals.

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AEC donor dump: who paid out for the parties in 11-12

It’s poor, inconsistent and late — but we finally have a glimpse of who donated to political parties in 2011-12. So who did the shooters donate to?

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Gas-powered politics: Greens, Katter make case on CSG

The Greens and Bob Katter could capitalise on the campaign against coal seam gas and the mining exploration on farming land ahead of the federal election. Crikey intern Sandi Keane reports.

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Sentia Media index: finger spin puts PM into bat

Between handing out gongs and visiting disaster-hit areas, Julia Gillard was the star of the media this week. But her boyfriend tried clumsily to steal some of the spotlight.

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Can farmers live with CSG? The war over co-existence

Miners say they can now safely extract coal seam gas from cropping land in Queensland and NSW. But farmers fear disrupting precious aquifers will ruin food production, writes Crikey intern Sandi Keane.

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Crikey says: scoop — Katter candidates are crazy

There’s Labor’s war on cost of living — Bernard Keane reckons they’re winning. (But the war on cyber crime is a dud.) More on Tony Abbott’s war on the carbon tax. War in Africa — Guy Rundle on why the world is nervous. And David Cameron has declared war on the European Union. Fight or flight?

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Tips and rumours

Fairfax baulks at tabloid switch? … Paul McGeough contemplates move to Middle East … senior mandarins wearing trackpants, blunnies in January quiet …

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Why Clive and Bob are running Queensland politics

A political void has left Clive Palmer and Bob Katter in the spotlight in Queensland. They pose twin but very different threats to Campbell Newman’s government and conservative forces down south.

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From Can Do to can’t hold it together: Newman’s struggle

There’s something in the water in Queensland politics. Here’s the tale of how Campbell Newman, swept to power with a thumping majority, is now under pressure from inside and outside his party.

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Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: LNP’s Pyrrhic victory

The LNP’s revenge could backfire as KAP founder Bob Katter is now talking of directing preferences to Labor at the forthcoming federal election.

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Crikey says: Katter gives voters little choice

First bullying, now Crikey has claims the ATO was dismissing official taxpayer complaints. Bernard Keane wonders how it all got to this on Julia Gillard and Slater & Gordon. How the carbon tax is more popular than Tony Abbott. And the Mark Latham v Andrew Bolt cage match continues.

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A northern food bowl? Katter’s heard that one before

A new National Food Plan — backing the case to farm more of Australia’s north — is something Barnaby Joyce and Bob Katter have long called for. Emil Jeyaratnam speaks to them in Canberra.

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Europe’s unraveling begins

Reuters reports the Finnish government telling its parliament that Helsinki and its Dutch allies would block the bailout fund.

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EMA debacle: more incompetent policy-making from Labor

The shambles around the announcement of the first Enterprise Migration Agreement is a good illustration of the incompetent state of Australian political policy-making.

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