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Rundle: Fed Square’s censorship of Adani protesters is bad news for Vic Labor

Rundle: Fed Square’s censorship of Adani protesters is bad news for Vic Labor

Guy RundleSep 21, 20178 Comments

The management of Federation Square's decision to censor a political rally held by the "Stop Adani" movement will hurt Labor in Victoria.

Nationalisation back on the agenda in politicians’ power panic

Nationalisation back on the agenda in politicians’ power panic

Bernard KeaneSep 12, 201726 Comments

As politicians panic about the energy crisis they themselves have created, some old ideas are suddenly fashionable again.

Meet the No campaign’s Heidi McIvor, with links to the Gippsland Times and a mission from God

Meet the No campaign’s Heidi McIvor, with links to the Gippsland Times and a mission from God

Bhakthi PuvanenthiranAug 31, 201715 Comments

A closer look at a vocal member of the No to same-sex marriage campaign reveals a church on a mission to take over the state.

The strange coalition fighting Victoria’s euthanasia laws

The strange coalition fighting Victoria’s euthanasia laws

Max ChalmersAug 29, 201717 Comments

Progressive advocates who have fought for LGBTI rights and abortion rights find themselves on the same side as deeply conservative Christians in the fight against legal euthanasia.

LEAKED: Transcript of Matthew Guy’s dinner at The Lobster Cave

LEAKED: Transcript of Matthew Guy’s dinner at The Lobster Cave

CrikeyAug 11, 20174 Comments

A transcript of a thoroughly proper dinner between gentlemen with no ulterior motives whatsoever.

Will Australians be living in '20-minute cities' by the middle of this century?

Will Australians be living in ’20-minute cities’ by the middle of this century?

Alan DaviesAug 10, 20172 Comments

Living within a 20-minute walk of your work, your supermarket, your gym, your doctor, your friends and family, etc, sounds like a very nice idea, but is it feasible?

Poll Bludger: is Dan Andrews hurting Shorten’s chances of winning the next election?

Poll Bludger: is Dan Andrews hurting Shorten’s chances of winning the next election?

William BoweAug 3, 20179 Comments

A great convergence has been under way in the four largest states, eliminating a pattern through the last three elections in which Victoria reigned as Labor's strongest state.

Roll up, roll up, the George Pell media circus is in town

Roll up, roll up, the George Pell media circus is in town

Charlie LewisJul 26, 20177 Comments

Not a journalist in Melbourne was going to miss 10 minutes of George Pell at a filing hearing.

Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it’s too late?

Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it’s too late?

Alan DaviesJul 4, 201710 Comments

Determining the appropriate level of immigration for our cities is obviously an important public policy issue but too often sensible discussion is derailed by knee-jerk accusations of xenophobia or racism.

Victoria Police raise Pell, cardinal pontificates impending See change

Victoria Police raise Pell, cardinal pontificates impending See change

Michael Hewitt-GleesonJun 30, 20176 Comments

It is a rare, if ever, event for a cardinal to be charged with a criminal offence, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.