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Food fight: Parliament House cafe at war with DPS

Josh TaylorFeb 27, 20173 Comments

Is the Department of Parliamentary Services improving the return to taxpayers, or is a government monopoly targeting a small business owner?

Turnbull's lurch to the right hasn't worked

Turnbull's lurch to the right hasn't worked

Bernard KeaneFeb 27, 201721 Comments

The Coalition is facing a Tea Party moment as an extremist fringe drags it to the right when Malcolm Turnbull needs to lead from the centre.

Surely Turnbull won't screw up energy policy -- look what a stellar job he did with the NBN

Surely Turnbull won't screw up energy policy -- look what a stellar job he did with the NBN

Josh TaylorFeb 27, 201717 Comments

What could possibly go wrong with Turnbull's new "clean coal" plan? Let's look at how he did with the NBN ...

Nuance won't cut it on penalty rates onslaught

Nuance won't cut it on penalty rates onslaught

Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 201716 Comments

The Fair Work Commission's attack on penalty rates will only reinforce Labor's narrative of a government hell-bent on attacking low-income earners.

Rundle: not even penalty rates cut will drive voters back into Labor's arms

Rundle: not even penalty rates cut will drive voters back into Labor's arms

Guy RundleFeb 24, 201728 Comments

The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.

Abbott-Turnbull: it's on, but there's a third player

Abbott-Turnbull: it's on, but there's a third player

Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 201753 Comments

Tony Abbott has damaged himself still further with his latest and most brazen challenge to Malcolm Turnbull. The big winner will be Peter Dutton, who is rapidly becoming the right's choice as prime minister.

George Christensen's private correspondence, revealed

George Christensen's private correspondence, revealed

CrikeyFeb 24, 20172 Comments

Satirist Ben Pobjie discovers what letters George Christensen has been writing.

Wage growth at all-time low, so time to cut penalty rates

Wage growth at all-time low, so time to cut penalty rates

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerFeb 23, 201714 Comments

Attacking penalty rates will mean yet further downward pressure on wages at a time when even the government and the Reserve Bank are growing worried about lack of wage growth, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Truckling Turnbull gets a Bibi brushoff on two states

Truckling Turnbull gets a Bibi brushoff on two states

Bernard KeaneFeb 23, 201712 Comments

Despite pandering to Benjamin Netanyahu, Malcolm Turnbull was embarrassed yesterday by the Israeli Prime Minister's willingness to reject the comforting motherhood of "two state solution".

Less construction, but just as many worker deaths under the Coalition

Less construction, but just as many worker deaths under the Coalition

Alan AustinFeb 23, 20173 Comments

Weighted for actual activity, construction sector deaths increased under the anti-red tape Abbott and Turnbull governments, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

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