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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.

Mayne: the winners and losers of Victoria's council elections

Mayne: the winners and losers of Victoria's council elections

Stephen MayneOct 31, 20163 Comments

Spoiler alert: Stephen Mayne, unfortunately, comes under the latter column.

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Denham SadlerOct 31, 20169 Comments

An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.

Poll Bludger: Tony Abbott, last defender of true democracy

Poll Bludger: Tony Abbott, last defender of true democracy

William BoweOct 24, 2016

It's possible the British Labour party went a bit overboard with the democracy in its leadership selection process recently. Let this be a cautionary tale to other political parties around the world.

Dummy spit over Greens' bizarre council preference deals

Rachel RobertsonOct 21, 20162 Comments

Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson. And an independent candidate says that's not on.

Essential: everything's coming up Labor

Essential: everything's coming up Labor

Bernard KeaneOct 11, 20162 Comments

Labor is doing well across most states, according to Essential Research. And voters have rejected the claim that renewables are to blame for the SA blackout.

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