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Midwinter Ball: a night of roasts and mistimed revelry

Midwinter Ball: a night of roasts and mistimed revelry

Staff WritersSep 1, 2016

Who was that on Derryn Hinch's arm?

Get set for donations reform -- that suits the major parties

Bernard KeaneSep 1, 2016

The major political parties are already moving to ensure any changes to political donation disclosure don't lead to greater transparency about who is funding them.

No, Clintonistas, sexism is not worse than racism

No, Clintonistas, sexism is not worse than racism

Shakira HusseinSep 1, 2016

Powerful white women often underplay the seriousness and prevalence of racism.

Treasury throw Morrison under the omnibus*

Treasury throw Morrison under the omnibus*

Bernard KeaneSep 1, 2016

It's the sort of error public servants dread -- a howler that goes right through them all and into a high-profile bill. And the best and the brightest of the Public Service did it to their Treasurer.

Hinch's Senate Diary: eyes wide shut in the red room

Hinch's Senate Diary: eyes wide shut in the red room

Derryn HinchSep 1, 2016

Bugger it ... no excuses. I dozed off, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Is anyone actually in charge round here?

Is anyone actually in charge round here?

Bernard KeaneAug 31, 201611 Comments

Rarely has a re-elected Prime Minister had less authority as not merely Labor but Malcolm Turnbull's own backbench run their own agenda unchecked.

New Parliament, old battles

New Parliament, old battles

Josh TaylorAug 31, 20165 Comments

It was all bipartisanship and goodwill at the opening of the 45th Parliament -- until, of course, it wasn't, and it descended into bitter and angry politics as usual.

We've never had it so good -- but try telling that to One Nation voters

We've never had it so good -- but try telling that to One Nation voters

Bernard KeaneAug 31, 20164 Comments

Australians are richer, healthier and better educated than ever before. But for those who vote for NXT and One Nation, the world's going to hell in a handbasket.

Preacher who compares homosexuality to bestiality attacks Shorten for calling homophobes 'haters'

Preacher who compares homosexuality to bestiality attacks Shorten for calling homophobes 'haters'

Josh TaylorAug 30, 20169 Comments

"Why are Christians pictured as homophobic? Because tolerance has been mutated. Tolerance [now] means you must agree with me. "

Aussies agree conditions on Nauru, Manus are terrible, wish they were worse

Aussies agree conditions on Nauru, Manus are terrible, wish they were worse

Myriam RobinAug 30, 20168 Comments

The figures will be nothing short of dispiriting for asylum seeker advocates.

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