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With Australia Day looming, Turnbull and Dutton would do well to remember Cronulla

With Australia Day looming, Turnbull and Dutton would do well to remember Cronulla

January 10, 2018 12

The Prime Minister and Peter Dutton have taken the low-road in their quest for political capital, and will do nothing but drive communities apart in Victoria and elsewhere.

Republic redux: Australian independence emerges as a key election issue

Republic redux: Australian independence emerges as a key election issue

January 10, 2018 10

Formally his political raison d'etre, the Republican movement is now a constant source of embarrassment for Turnbull.

Two men escape from immigration detention, Border Force keeps schtum

Two men escape from immigration detention, Border Force keeps schtum

January 8, 2018 3

To hear Peter Dutton tell it, the real issue is "African crime gangs" in Victoria, but we hear there have been serious issues in Border Force since then -- perhaps should he stick to his knitting?

Keeping the people out of the house of the people: a history of security at Capital Hill

Keeping the people out of the house of the people: a history of security at Capital Hill

January 8, 2018 8

A new security eyesore at Parliament House has left many wondering, how did we get here?

Top four examples of creeping socialism Bronwyn Bishop bravely called out in 2017

Top four examples of creeping socialism Bronwyn Bishop bravely called out in 2017

December 22, 2017 16

Let’s have a look at the best and most memorable 'red scares' Bronny bravely named and shamed this year!

Joyce benches strong players in favour of regional pork-barreling

Joyce benches strong players in favour of regional pork-barreling

and December 20, 2017 17

The Prime Minister should have anticipated the current high level of angst in Coalition ranks over the re-shuffle.

Police fight to keep NSW gun documents secret after Adler debate

Police fight to keep NSW gun documents secret after Adler debate

December 20, 2017 13

NSW public servants are attempting to keep a lid on documents about classification of the Adler A-110 shotgun.

Should Australia solve all its issues with postal surveys now?

Should Australia solve all its issues with postal surveys now?

December 20, 2017 7

Damaging and expensive or just common sense: we look at all the ways postal surveys should and shouldn't be used in the future.

The 2017 Pollie of The Year is Dean Smith

The 2017 Pollie of The Year is Dean Smith

December 20, 2017 15

Our pick for best politicians of 2017 represent different aspects of what it means to be a good senator.

Turnbull veers to the right with cabinet reshuffle

Turnbull veers to the right with cabinet reshuffle

and December 19, 2017 12

None of the Coalition’s same sex marriage proponents were promoted.