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Yesterday's Papers: On the campaign trail

In the latest edition of the Yesterday's Papers playlist: songs for an election in a (possibly burning) America.

Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Holgate v ScoMo: mate against mate as CEO angles for (large) cheque in the mail

All the signs point to a hefty legal battle over Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate's treatment. And it'll be the taxpayer who forks out.

David Littleproud (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Littleproud threatens financial stability on behalf of coal donors

The Nationals are threatening to undermine Australia's financial stability to help their coal miner donors. But they're not the only ones embracing fossil fuels because it pays to.

Mathias Cormann (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Cormann leaves with pride — but also a question of what might have been

Mathias Cormann was the ballast of three successive governments and displayed a diligence and discipline rarely achieved by his colleagues.

Professor Jenny Hocking (Image: AAP/Peter Rae)

'Impenetrable, almost impossible': piercing the Palace Letters' veil of secrecy

The legal fight for their release seemed overwhelming, but Jenny Hocking knew that if there was any way she could continue, she must.

Banking royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne.

Dear minister, you don't have to worry about the banks being moral

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is worried about banks acting like moral arbiters. We're here to tell him not to stress.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Gone for now, but surely back soon enough: the best of the Spiv-tionary

From 'this isn't the time' to 'a tickle from the top', we look about at the best of the Crikey Spiv-tionary.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (Image: AAP/Darren England)

Palaszczuk's popularity and performance could see Labor defy mood for change

If the polls are correct and Labor pulls off a narrow win in Queensland tomorrow, the election will be remembered as one in which the actual campaign period made a difference.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and opposition leader Deb Frecklington (AAP/Darren England)

Frecklington v Palaszczuk: who are they and what do they want?

A pocket guide to the two women leading the major parties to Saturday's Queensland state election.

George Brandis' falsehoods about data retention exposed by Liberal-led committee

It's official: a government-controlled committee has shown we were lied to about who would be able to access our metadata.

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