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Update: Celtic Club members vote to sell premises

Update: Celtic Club members vote to sell premises

Sally WhyteSep 21, 2016

Should the Melbourne Celtic Club sell up to developers?

Beneath the hokum, Porter offers a way forward on welfare

Beneath the hokum, Porter offers a way forward on welfare

Bernard KeaneSep 21, 201612 Comments

While Christian Porter isn't above partisanship and ideology, his welfare reform proposal should offer an opportunity to deliver more effective welfare, especially for groups to whom we owe an obligation, not the other way round.

What's so good about New Zealand's welfare reforms? Should we copy them?

What's so good about New Zealand's welfare reforms? Should we copy them?

Myriam RobinSep 21, 201619 Comments

Christian Porter talked a lot yesterday about the New Zealand model of welfare and why we should follow the Kiwi example. But what is the New Zealand model, exactly?

The likely winners and losers from Conroy's dramatic exit

The likely winners and losers from Conroy's dramatic exit

Ben ChieflySep 21, 20163 Comments

Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Turnbull is not your refugee hero -- he's making Abbott's cuts permanent

Turnbull is not your refugee hero -- he's making Abbott's cuts permanent

Bernard KeaneSep 21, 201615 Comments

Far from increasing our refugee intake, the Prime Minister has announced overnight a permanent cut to the level the government inherited from Labor.

Andrew Bolt's big honking errors on indigenous recognition

Andrew Bolt's big honking errors on indigenous recognition

Michael BradleySep 20, 20168 Comments

Would indigenous recognition (or a treaty) allow indigenous Australians to declare themselves independent from the Commonwealth?

Census demands compulsory follow-up interview, bungles that badly as well

Census demands compulsory follow-up interview, bungles that badly as well

Bernard KeaneSep 20, 20163 Comments

Just when you thought it was safe ... the ABS has hit over 40,000 Australians with demands for census interviews -- and its IT systems are still failing.

Rundle: funding start-ups while cutting welfare is not agile, it's dumb cruelty

Rundle: funding start-ups while cutting welfare is not agile, it's dumb cruelty

Guy RundleSep 20, 201616 Comments

We are targeting people who are on welfare, but don't worry, there's plenty of money for start-up bros.

Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Bernard KeaneSep 20, 201614 Comments

The dietary villain du jour is now sugar -- supposedly "the new tobacco". Except the facts fit uneasily with this new form of nanny statism.

Immigration spies on Facebook pages to weed out 'false hope' for asylum seekers

Immigration spies on Facebook pages to weed out 'false hope' for asylum seekers

Josh TaylorSep 20, 20166 Comments

These are the Facebook posts Immigration doesn't want asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru to see.

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