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As Triggs faces QUT 18C grilling, stats show improvement

As Triggs faces QUT 18C grilling, stats show improvement

Josh TaylorFeb 17, 2017

The Australian Human Rights Commission is resolving complaints before they get to court at a record rate, according to the commission.

A short history of the NDIS and the fight over who's going to pay for it

A short history of the NDIS and the fight over who's going to pay for it

Sophie HeizerFeb 17, 20172 Comments

This week’s struggle in Parliament over the omnibus bill and funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme has had pollies at each other’s throats writes Crikey intern Sophie Heizer.

Rundle: Trump's most infamous presser ... so far

Rundle: Trump's most infamous presser ... so far

Guy RundleFeb 17, 20178 Comments

In short, it was a train wreck.

Government stumbles on tax -- part 598

Government stumbles on tax -- part 598

Bernard KeaneFeb 17, 201710 Comments

Every time Bill Shorten gives the government an opportunity to target him, it gets distracted by its own divisions and bungles. That's why the Opposition Leader has such a charmed life.

Public service stuck in the hole Abbott dug for it

Public service stuck in the hole Abbott dug for it

Bernard KeaneFeb 17, 20179 Comments

Nearly 18 months into the Turnbull era, the public service remains in a bad way, to the cost of the government.

Poll Bludger: the dangerous path of 'voter fraud'

Poll Bludger: the dangerous path of 'voter fraud'

William BoweFeb 17, 20176 Comments

A good deal of so-called "voter fraud" is actually just an excuse to disenfranchise people who would vote progressive.

How much influence does the ACTU actually have?

How much influence does the ACTU actually have?

Charlie LewisFeb 16, 20171 Comment

The ACTU doesn't have a “big influence” on the day-to-day activities of unions.

Marriage equality report sets up another divided Liberal party room

Marriage equality report sets up another divided Liberal party room

Josh TaylorFeb 16, 20174 Comments

A moderate Liberal could use the marriage equality report to push the case again -- but the Nationals and conservative Liberals are still lurking.

Government's internet shopping tax a dud, doesn't look like it did in the picture

Government's internet shopping tax a dud, doesn't look like it did in the picture

Bernard KeaneFeb 16, 20176 Comments

Retailers claimed it would save billions a year and thousands of jobs, but the government's punitive crackdown on online shopping at the behest of retailers will yield minimal revenue.

Liberal senators push for Minerals Council wishlist, doubtless completely coincidentally

Liberal senators push for Minerals Council wishlist, doubtless completely coincidentally

Josh TaylorFeb 16, 20179 Comments

Coalition concerns over political activity by environmental groups mirrors the concerns of the coal lobby.

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