Qantas and GrainCorp and Joe Hockey -- Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer pick through the hypocrisy. Matthew Knott was at journalism's "night of nights" -- we've got all the media gossip. The ageing population: how hard it is to get a job over 50. And Guy Rundle's fond farewell to a cartoon dog (and an America lost). It's all in the national interest.
A foreign takeover of Australian agribusiness giant GrainCorp is “contrary to the Nationals’ interest”, Treasurer Joe Hockey announced this morning.
Of course, the audio on the press conference wasn’t great; it’s possible he said it was “contrary to the national interest”.