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What's out and what's in: Turnbull announces changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

What's out and what's in: Turnbull announces changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

Josh TaylorMar 21, 20178 Comments

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promises making it harder to make complaints under 18C will actually strengthen the law.

LEAKED: first draft of govt's revised Multiculturalism Statement

LEAKED: first draft of govt's revised Multiculturalism Statement

CrikeyMar 21, 20173 Comments

"Australia is the most successful multicultural society in the world, and honestly there is no need for you to look that up," begins the draft ...

Pro-marriage equality Liberal MP fires a warning shot at party conservatives in Mardi Gras video

Pro-marriage equality Liberal MP fires a warning shot at party conservatives in Mardi Gras video

Kate DoakMar 21, 20173 Comments

The new video will keep tensions alive in the ranks of anti-marriage equality MPs, writes freelance writer Kate Doak.

One Nation divided over WA election backroom dealing

One Nation divided over WA election backroom dealing

Tom RavlicMar 21, 2017

Hurricane Hanson swept through the west ahead of the recent WA election, and it looks like the winds of conflict won't die down any time soon, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.

What 18C is, and isn't, about (and it's not free speech)

What 18C is, and isn't, about (and it's not free speech)

Bernard KeaneMar 21, 201733 Comments

Section 18C is a problematic section of the Racial Discrimination Act -- but changing it has little to do with free speech and everything to do with the sense of grievance of powerful white people.

Liberals in crisis: airing dirty laundry made easy with Sky News

Liberals in crisis: airing dirty laundry made easy with Sky News

Josh TaylorMar 21, 20173 Comments

Where better to have some of the biggest party in-fighting than on your own dedicated 24-hour news channel?

In the G20, failure has a hundred fathers

In the G20, failure has a hundred fathers

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerMar 20, 20175 Comments

The G20 has formally abandoned free trade, under pressure from the United States. Meantime, Scott Morrison is hyping his own role, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Curious George's diary a terrific anti-climax

Curious George's diary a terrific anti-climax

Josh TaylorMar 20, 20177 Comments

After more than 1000 days, Attorney-General George Brandis has finally released his diary.

Disendorsed One Nation candidates unleash on Hanson and Ashby

Disendorsed One Nation candidates unleash on Hanson and Ashby

Josh TaylorMar 20, 201710 Comments

Two WA candidates disendorsed by Pauline Hanson and James Ashby for criticising the Liberal preferencing deal have slammed the party as fallout continues.

CEOs splash in the shallow pool of Australian free speech

CEOs splash in the shallow pool of Australian free speech

Bernard KeaneMar 20, 201718 Comments

Australians are poor at respecting the right of their opponents to free speech -- on all sides.

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