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iSentia index: G20 a mixed bag for PM, despite Modi magic

G20 coverage dominated the media this week, with PUP troubles providing local relief.

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Rundle: the rise of Clivosaurus a product of voter curiosity

Far from being the populist saviour of our supposedly broken political system, Clive Palmer swept to power on little more than voter curiosity, and has given Queenslanders more Lefty shtick than they expected.

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We wrap up G20 watch … Albo shares some inspiration … Lambie MIA in Victoria …

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Poor week for the government, but will Lambie make life easier?

As politics switches focus to the G20 and foreign visitors, the government’s woes continue.

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While superpowers act on climate, Australia and India poised to double down on coal

Indian company Adani is the last man standing in the Galilee Basin — and it looks like approval for a giant mine there is all but assured.

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Tips and rumours

Abbott’s forgives even when there is no apology … Clive Palmer’s hotel a field of gold? … Preferences on the esplanade in St Kilda …

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Don’t cross Media Diary … what’s next for Barry O’Farrell? … Palmer can’t count …

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‘Ditch toxic Tony!’ — and other headlines you’ll never read

If a Labor government had performed as poorly as this one, the media coverage would be very different.

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Palmer’s sneak attack on mainstream politics turns into a massacre

Clive Palmer’s party is polling badly and his senators are revolting — but the mining magnate still reckons he can win in Victoria. Crikey’s Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss explains.

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Clive Palmer’s taking you to court, and it doesn’t matter if he wins

Clive Palmer’s long history of litigating against his detractors has served him well, regardless of how many cases he actually wins.

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Photoshopping the women in Victoria … Whitlam’s memorial ticket shambles … waiting for the PUPs

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The decline — and fall? — of the Palmer United Party

Clive Palmer’s once potent PUP is now polling badly — and following the same trajectory as other minor parties.

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Clive saved the CCA, but the polluters win out

The new climate deal between the government and the Palmer United Party will make little difference to curbing Australia’s carbon emissions, writes John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute.

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iSentia index: budget negotiations drag on as voters lose interest

Even the most hardcore political junkies are tiring of the government’s dog-whistling on terrorism, asylum seekers and the budget.

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Mayne: why is the Oz spinning for an overpaid and underworked Rinehart?

Gina Rinehart’s abysmal attendance record at Ten Network board meetings has been conveniently omitted from the glowing coverage of her in The Australian.

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Media briefs: SBS warns staff … News on Palmer … out-Chanticleering the Fin

Clive Palmer’s launched News on News, and it’s a little disappointing. And other media tidbits of the day.

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iSentia index: burqas, budget woes and Russell Crowe

The NRL grand final proved to be a welcome distraction from the argy-bargy in parliament over burqas and Queensland.

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Poll Bludger: Abbott, for your own sake, don’t feed the micro-parties

Proposed changes to the preferential voting system could just create an even bigger, even less manageable Senate crossbench for the Abbott government.

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Poll Bludger: voters tire of PUP’s political circus

After a brief honeymoon period, the Palmer United Party has suffered a steady decline in its polling results since July. To recover lost ground, Clive will need one hell of an ad blitz in the lead up to Queensland’s 2015 election.

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Should Labor have backed Clive’s War on Campbell?

Labor’s support for Clive Palmer’s inquiry into the Newman government is a politically rational response to the Coalition’s behaviour.

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Tips and rumours

Ministers’ defensive manouvres … Palmer’s Coolum competition … Leyonhjelm’s staff an interesting bunch

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Rundle: we have to change the system — or Palmer will be our next kingmaker

There is a dirty little secret about Australia’s democracy: it is not, in fact, democratic.

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Coalition’s week that was had a familiar feel

The Coalition had a better week, indeed an almost Howardesque one, as it thrashed out a detail with Clive Palmer, intervened in Iraq and came up with nonsense about regional development.

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Rundle: shock, horror! Politicians did some actual politics

Crossbenchers have made a deal with the government to pass its legislation in return for current or future benefits. That’s what’s called politics — so why is everyone losing their damn minds?

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End of the mining tax guarantees more tax for the poor

The government’s delay in lifting compulsory super contributions means low and middle income earners will pay more tax.

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