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The war of attrition against Abbott's Green Army

The war of attrition against Abbott's Green Army

Josh Taylor and Harrison JohnstoneDec 5, 20161 Comment

Tony Abbott's signature Green Army environment policy will reportedly be stood down to save just over $250 million in this year's MYEFO. Josh Taylor and Harrison Johnstone report.

Stop kidding yourselves we'll take any climate action

Stop kidding yourselves we'll take any climate action

Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201610 Comments

The government has ratified the Paris Agreement -- but still has no policies for how to achieve the targets it has signed up to, and the review announced today is unlikely to change that.

Can anything save Melbourne's Greyhound Hotel?

Can anything save Melbourne's Greyhound Hotel?

Alan DaviesDec 5, 2016

A Melbourne icon is to meet the wrecking ball.

Hinch's Senate Diary: my backpacker blunder

Hinch's Senate Diary: my backpacker blunder

Derryn HinchDec 5, 20164 Comments

No, Senator Derryn Hinch says he is not in the CFMEU's pocket. In fact, the union did not even buy him a (non-alcoholic) beer.

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Irfan YusufDec 5, 201613 Comments

Barnaby Joyce reckons George Christensen needs to be given a portfolio. Would Immigration be a good fit?

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201619 Comments

Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.

Dirty lefties and the problem of Peter Dutton

Dirty lefties and the problem of Peter Dutton

Bernard KeaneDec 2, 201629 Comments

Progressive anger at Peter Dutton's cultivation of hatred of refugees and immigrants mainly serves his agenda.

The government triumphantly departs a fake battlefield

The government triumphantly departs a fake battlefield

Bernard KeaneDec 2, 20169 Comments

The government's "victories" this week have nothing to do with the real challenges facing the Australian economy.

No red flags raised as Brandis gave plum govt job to son's solicitor

No red flags raised as Brandis gave plum govt job to son's solicitor

Josh TaylorDec 2, 20167 Comments

The Attorney-General's Department did not raise the issue of a donor and lawyer for George Brandis' son being appointed to the AAT.

A cross-party statement from the House of Representatives: keep question time sacred

A cross-party statement from the House of Representatives: keep question time sacred

Ben PobjieDec 2, 20164 Comments

The protesters who hijacked question time on Wednesday threaten Australia's most sacred institution, writes satirist Ben Pobjie.

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