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Morrison is right on aged care funding: reports of cuts are fiction

Morrison is right on aged care funding: reports of cuts are fiction

The claim that the Coalition cut funding from aged care is a bald-faced lie, and one that points to the problems with a royal commission into the sector.

If you got a shitty pop culture reference put your hands up

If you got a shitty pop culture reference put your hands up

Scott Morrison's unfortunate Fatman Scoop video isn't the first we've seen of this, and it won't be the last.

Hayne will become our most important banking inquiry since the 1970s

Hayne will become our most important banking inquiry since the 1970s

Kenneth Hayne and his royal commission will likely reshape financial services for decades to come.

A (possibly bananas) idea for how to stop governments from robbing the future

A (possibly bananas) idea for how to stop governments from robbing the future

Let’s indulge in a flight of imagination for a moment. Could we change the fundamental shape of government so climate change et al are not ignored?

Weak Morrison now leads a world-class political circus

Weak Morrison now leads a world-class political circus

Never has there been a new Prime Minister with less authority than Scott Morrison, who leads not so much a party as an ongoing civil war.

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Morrison's public appeals to religion have made it difficult for him to get back into the likeable suburban dad demeanour. And the right commentariat aren’t helping. They still think they're fighting the '60s/'70s culture war.

Trouble in strawberry fields: needles cause further pain for struggling farmers

Trouble in strawberry fields: needles cause further pain for struggling farmers

Some farmers may fear the needle attack could stop consumers buying strawberries, but the contamination crisis is unlikely to make a major on impact growers’ woes.

No, Australian politics isn't having a Me Too moment

No, Australian politics isn't having a Me Too moment

The Liberal Party periodically debates its lack of diversity, but seems to prefer women would shut up if they're going to cause trouble.

Queensland's 19th-century abortion laws need urgent overhaul

Queensland's 19th-century abortion laws need urgent overhaul

Queensland doctors and other health professionals should be able to work without fear of prosecution when providing safe and effective abortion care.

Is the Coalition's gender inequality due to religion?

Is the Coalition's gender inequality due to religion?

So far under Scott Morrison, the Coalition's image as a no-girls-allowed, boys-rule cubby house has not improved. Could the new prime minister's religion have anything to do with this?