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Lib candidate promotes racial profiling, which does have one upside

Lib candidate promotes racial profiling, which does have one upside

Shakira HusseinJan 16, 201716 Comments

Racial profiling has been prohibited by Victoria Police since 2015, but James Newbury wants to change all that.

Polling shows state Labor rampant on the east coast

Polling shows state Labor rampant on the east coast

Bernard KeaneDec 21, 2016

State-based polling shows Labor performing strongly in the eastern states, and One Nation and NXT well placed in Queensland and South Australia.

Rundle: Victoria must move beyond smug progressivism, lest the right triumph

Rundle: Victoria must move beyond smug progressivism, lest the right triumph

Guy RundleDec 19, 201629 Comments

If the left doesn't get its act together soon, the hard right will mobilise. And Daniel Andrews' Victorian government will be the first casualty.

Mayne: inside the chaotic election saga rocking Melbourne Council

Mayne: inside the chaotic election saga rocking Melbourne Council

Stephen MayneDec 12, 2016

Determining who ends up on the council now is a complicated issue.

Generational warfare over Liberal preselection as upstart Stephanie Ross challenges Gary Blackwood

Sally WhyteDec 9, 20162 Comments

25-year-old factional warrior Stephanie Ross is challenging sitting member for Narracan -- the 65-year-old Gary Blackwood -- for his job.

Can anything save Melbourne's Greyhound Hotel?

Can anything save Melbourne's Greyhound Hotel?

Alan DaviesDec 5, 2016

A Melbourne icon is to meet the wrecking ball.

Hazelwood closure highlights lack of transition planning

Hazelwood closure highlights lack of transition planning

Bernard KeaneNov 7, 20166 Comments

It should be a no-brainer for governments to proactively develop plans for local communities to deal with the closure of coal-fired power generators. Instead, they're reacting and leaving it to the private sector to drive policy.

'They’re trying really hard to be racist': the wingnuts' wingnuts on parade

'They’re trying really hard to be racist': the wingnuts' wingnuts on parade

Shakira HusseinNov 7, 20162 Comments

The "Battle of Eltham" rally against letting refugees live in the outer-Melbourne suburb seemed pretty racist. Then the Soldiers of Odin arrived.

Hazelwood closure won't kill the Latrobe Valley -- it's already dead

Hazelwood closure won't kill the Latrobe Valley -- it's already dead

Sally WhyteNov 4, 20161 Comment

Expert says Hazelwood closure will be tough on locals, but nothing compared to privatisation of electricity supply under Jeff Kennett.

Mayne: will Melbourne’s first indigenous councillor be allowed to take her seat?

Mayne: will Melbourne’s first indigenous councillor be allowed to take her seat?

Stephen MayneNov 1, 20161 Comment

Melbourne, on the brink of making history, might be denied its first indigenous councillor at the 11th hour.

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