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Why is Australia so obsessed with Ned Kelly?

Why is Australia so obsessed with Ned Kelly?

When it comes to tales of daring heists and gun-toting highwaymen, Australian popular mythology has barely scratched the surface.

Exclusive: Michael McCormack's top ideas to fix the ABC

Exclusive: Michael McCormack's top ideas to fix the ABC

Luckily for Australia, prominent Nationals have risen to the task of fixing the ABC.

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Shorten only just heard of the union movement last week, in fact

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Shorten only just heard of the union movement last week, in fact

Over a hot cup of marshmallows, the glistening Labor leader tells all about loving to pull miners out of mines and on the fair distribution of goes.

This could be Australia's stupidest election ever

This could be Australia's stupidest election ever

It's been a stupid election campaign so far and all signs point to it getting stupider.

What happened to Australia?

What happened to Australia?

In Australia: What Happened?, Ben Pobjie explores our country's humble beginnings as a cosy corner of the supercontinent Pangaea, to its current status as one of the world's most middling powers.

Cricket boss: 'in these hard times for cricket, it's important to remember that I did nothing wrong'

Cricket boss: 'in these hard times for cricket, it's important to remember that I did nothing wrong'

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever lays out some hard truths about how the crisis engulfing Australian cricket is someone else's fault.

David Leyonhjelm is the hero we need right now

David Leyonhjelm is the hero we need right now

As the Senator says, by allowing ourselves to be cowed into not saying that it’s OK to be white, we are letting the white supremacists win.

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin '07 reveals his valiant battle against climate change

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin '07 reveals his valiant battle against climate change

The second volume of K-Rudd's autobiography has been making headlines for a week. Here, he details his deep commitment to climate change and the fact that nothing is his fault ever.

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be 'administrative error'

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be 'administrative error'

Government staffers could not explain how such an extensive series of administrative errors could have occurred.

LEAKED: who is the real Peter Dutton?

LEAKED: who is the real Peter Dutton?

How will our future ex-PM pitch himself to the Australian public? This leaked extract of an upcoming profile shines a light on the detention centre enthusiast's softer side.