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After Grenfell: are 'towers' even the best design for public housing blocks?

After Grenfell: are 'towers' even the best design for public housing blocks?

Alan DaviesJun 22, 2017

There is a dystopian stereotype about public housing that is remarkably common, which involves putting the blame put on all those damn high-rise towers.

The government gives, and gives, and gives, to get a Gonski

The government gives, and gives, and gives, to get a Gonski

Bernard KeaneJun 22, 201715 Comments

The purists and rent-seekers won't like it but the Turnbull government has produced a decent economic reform with its Gonski victory in the Senate.

LEAKED: memo from the PM on securing One Nation support for Gonski 2.0

LEAKED: memo from the PM on securing One Nation support for Gonski 2.0

CrikeyJun 22, 20173 Comments

Under a deal made with Hanson's One Nation, the revised Gonski legislation will ban boys from attending school between the ages of four and 18, at Malcolm Roberts' request.

After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

Professor Damien KingsburyJun 21, 20173 Comments

Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.

The ex-MPs sent out to spruik for the Catholic schools

The ex-MPs sent out to spruik for the Catholic schools

Josh TaylorJun 21, 20178 Comments

Catholic schools, like all industry stakeholders, know that sometimes the best way to get a message across to politicians is to use former politicians.

Morrison's bizarre new excuse for worker wage stagnation

Morrison's bizarre new excuse for worker wage stagnation

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerJun 21, 201710 Comments

The lack of real wages growth had prompted a rattled Treasurer to devise a whole new basis for industrial relations, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

I spent 3 months in a secret Pauline Hanson supporter Facebook group, and here is what I learnt

I spent 3 months in a secret Pauline Hanson supporter Facebook group, and here is what I learnt

CrikeyJun 21, 20177 Comments

Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly spent three months monitoring a Pauline Hanson forum on Facebook. He found very little about Hanson, and a whole lot about Islam.

George Christensen and the dark art of going 'faux-rogue' to woo voters

George Christensen and the dark art of going 'faux-rogue' to woo voters

Paula MatthewsonJun 21, 20178 Comments

The bluster of a floor-crossing is little more than theatrics, and George Christensen's recent effort is no exception.

The surprisingly quick death of neoliberalism in Australia is underway

The surprisingly quick death of neoliberalism in Australia is underway

Bernard KeaneJun 21, 201721 Comments

The Turnbull government is chucking neoliberal dogma overboard as fast as it can to try to keep up with a deeply sceptical electorate.

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Stephen MayneJun 21, 20175 Comments

And, in Kevin Rudd's case, the job he'd like to take up.

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