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Why the split on super for housing?

Why the split on super for housing?

Bernard KeaneApr 13, 201714 Comments

The push to allow superannuation to be used for housing is part of a wider right-wing attack on super, a sector deeply hated by many Liberals.

Hinch's Senate Diary: why you should never turn down a sausage in bread

Hinch's Senate Diary: why you should never turn down a sausage in bread

Derryn HinchApr 13, 20178 Comments

Plus, the one thing Senator Derryn Hinch has in common with Donald Trump.

Poll Bludger: WA Libs' downfall could eventually topple federal MPs

Poll Bludger: WA Libs' downfall could eventually topple federal MPs

William BoweApr 13, 20174 Comments

Politics is a game of dominoes.

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of good climate policy

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of good climate policy

Tristan EdisApr 12, 20178 Comments

Australian climate policy has never been perfect. But having some policy is better than none -- and we can't freeload forever, writes Green Energy Markets' Tristan Edis.

Will Turnbull pander to Adani with a $900m loan?

Will Turnbull pander to Adani with a $900m loan?

Bernard KeaneApr 12, 201726 Comments

The Turnbull government appears set to expand its rampant protectionism by handing nearly a billion dollars to Adani, while urban infrastructure projects with much greater benefits go begging.

Can we trust the census data?

Can we trust the census data?

Josh TaylorApr 12, 20177 Comments

The typical Australian is a 38-year-old married woman, according to the ABS, but is that just indicative of those who filled out the census?

Centrelink contradicts earlier statements, says paying a debt is admitting it is accurate

Centrelink contradicts earlier statements, says paying a debt is admitting it is accurate

Josh TaylorApr 11, 201713 Comments

A debt paid back to Centrelink is a debt owed, unless those who were forced to repay the debt ask for a review, according to Human Services officials.

Yes, Morrison's talking sense on affordable housing

Yes, Morrison's talking sense on affordable housing

Bernard KeaneApr 11, 20173 Comments

Scott Morrison has been working on the challenge of affordable and social housing amid a property boom, and the results aren't too shabby.

International students need greater protection from being underpaid

International students need greater protection from being underpaid

Bernard KeaneApr 11, 20176 Comments

International students appear regularly in stories about underpayment of workers. They're vulnerable and often unaware of their rights, and we don't even know how much they're being exploited.

Print as many pamphlets as you like, it won’t end domestic violence

Print as many pamphlets as you like, it won’t end domestic violence

Helen RazerApr 11, 201716 Comments

Rather than ensure continued funding to legal services, Malcolm Turnbull will instead endorse the production of pamphlets that rest on the dubious claims of ‘90s academics.

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