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It's complicated: George Christensen's on-again-off-again relationship with freedom of speech

It's complicated: George Christensen's on-again-off-again relationship with freedom of speech

Charlie LewisApr 27, 20177 Comments

Free speech is amazing, unless it's a greenie protest, then it's terrorism.

Ruddock costs taxpayers more than $200,000 in a year, plus parliamentary pension

Ruddock costs taxpayers more than $200,000 in a year, plus parliamentary pension

Josh TaylorApr 27, 20178 Comments

Former immigration minister Philip Ruddock has cost taxpayers over $200,000 in his first year as special envoy on human rights, new figures reveal.

EXCLUSIVE: Australia's new and improved national anthem

EXCLUSIVE: Australia's new and improved national anthem

CrikeyApr 27, 2017

Including a call to arms to repeal 18C.

Hinch's Senate Diary: how the voters of South Australia got dudded -- twice

Hinch's Senate Diary: how the voters of South Australia got dudded -- twice

Derryn HinchApr 27, 20174 Comments

South Australian voters just can't catch a break. And Senator Derryn Hinch remembers what was really said aboard Apollo 13.

France’s youth call bullshit on boomers’ faith in centrism, globalisation

France’s youth call bullshit on boomers’ faith in centrism, globalisation

Helen RazerApr 27, 201714 Comments

Younger people have been confounding older people from society’s very dawn, and the recent first-round French presidential elections have proved no different.

Bernardi and Family First political marriage more about social values than economics

Bernardi and Family First political marriage more about social values than economics

Josh TaylorApr 26, 20179 Comments

Cory Bernardi has Family First's social policies but not its big government and censorship inclinations.

Immigration can't even protect our borders -- time for an inquiry

Immigration can't even protect our borders -- time for an inquiry

Bernard KeaneApr 26, 20178 Comments

A long series of independent reports has confirmed that the Department of Immigration is the most incompetent agency in the Commonwealth. A major intervention is needed.

Geoff Gallop: Australia needs a national corruption watchdog

Geoff Gallop: Australia needs a national corruption watchdog

Geoff GallopApr 26, 20173 Comments

The failure of the federal government to establish a corruption commission leaves a serious gap in Australia’s governance arrangements and undermines confidence in the system, writes former premier of WA Geoff Gallop.

Save Our Super crowd is everything ugly about Australian politics

Save Our Super crowd is everything ugly about Australian politics

Bernard KeaneApr 26, 201719 Comments

The effort to drive Kelly O'Dwyer out of public life shows how powerful cliques within the Liberal Party resent efforts to pursue the national interest in ways that don't benefit them.

Poll Bludger: the accidental overnight success of Cory Bernardi

William BoweApr 26, 201714 Comments

Cory Bernardi was headed for electoral disaster with his one-man Australian Conservative band. But with the help of Family First, he could become a force to be reckoned with.

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