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Everything you need to know about the water buyback scandal

Everything you need to know about the water buyback scandal

Australia now has its own "watergate" and there are calls for a royal commission. How did we get here?

What does it take to run for federal parliament?

What does it take to run for federal parliament?

Australians are often told if they don’t like how politics is going they should do something about it. But how?

What is the Pharmacy Guild and why did it donate $15k to One Nation?

What is the Pharmacy Guild and why did it donate $15k to One Nation?

The average suburban pharmacist may appear innocuous, but together, they make up one of Australia's most powerful lobby groups

What will happen to the orphans of Australia's Islamic State fighters?

What will happen to the orphans of Australia's Islamic State fighters?

Western governments are scrambling to distance themselves from the families of Islamic State fighters. And as more children emerge from the ruins, the problem is only going to get worse.

Is Australia's gun lobby as big as the NRA?

Is Australia's gun lobby as big as the NRA?

A new report says Australia's gun lobby is as big as America's notorious National Rifle Association. Do the numbers all stack up?

Mark Latham is back in parliament. What's the worst that could happen?

Mark Latham is back in parliament. What's the worst that could happen?

Most of the damage Mark Latham can do as a member of the legislative council is rhetorical.

Why did Erdoğan invoke Gallipoli after the Christchurch attack?

Why did Erdoğan invoke Gallipoli after the Christchurch attack?

It seems an odd move for an ostensible ally to provoke Australia on a sensitive subject like that. So why do it?

What's next for Brexit? A brief explainer on the latest mess

What's next for Brexit? A brief explainer on the latest mess

It's arguable that anyone can predict anything about Brexit, but we can at least give it a go.

Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

In attacking solar panel rebate schemes, The Australian shows a lack of understanding of how the energy industry even works — or a complete contempt for the facts.

Is Scott Morrison's latest refugee transfer policy actually a major concession?

Is Scott Morrison's latest refugee transfer policy actually a major concession?

After trying to appease Kerryn Phelps and the crossbench, Morrison has returned to talking tough on asylum seekers. But was his policy ever a big shift?