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What is a 'gun amnesty' anyway? And how is it meant to stop crime?

What is a 'gun amnesty' anyway? And how is it meant to stop crime?

Will ZiebellJun 19, 20175 Comments

Crikey intern Will Ziebell.

We waited a year for this lousy Border Force footage

We waited a year for this lousy Border Force footage

Josh TaylorJun 19, 20173 Comments

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released footage of Border Force officers testing GoPro cameras on the water.

Turnbull desperate to govern from the centre, but foes won't let him

Turnbull desperate to govern from the centre, but foes won't let him

Bernard KeaneJun 19, 201719 Comments

Better than his overseas counterparts, Malcolm Turnbull has read the mood of electoral disillusionment, but his opponents are succeeding in preventing him from showing it.

How Trump destroyed America's claims to 'exceptionalism'

How Trump destroyed America's claims to 'exceptionalism'

Bernadette AnviaJun 19, 201714 Comments

For the first time in a long time, we are seeing an unexceptional nation that failed to show leadership when leadership was needed most, writes freelance journalist Bernadette Anvia.

'You don't know what a First World economy is': NT judge rants at 13-year-old

'You don't know what a First World economy is': NT judge rants at 13-year-old

Bob GosfordJun 19, 201716 Comments

The judge seemed uninterested in the “extremely difficult set of circumstances” the boy was facing.

Will Turnbull ever urge the Queen to release Whitlam Dismissal letters?

Will Turnbull ever urge the Queen to release Whitlam Dismissal letters?

Jenny HockingJun 19, 20175 Comments

Self-described republican Malcolm Turnbull made a promise to lobby the Queen to release the "Palace letters". Historian and author Jenny Hocking wonders why he hasn't made good on that yet.

Poll Bludger: voters return in droves to the One Nation bandwagon

Poll Bludger: voters return in droves to the One Nation bandwagon

William BoweJun 19, 20177 Comments

After all the controversy of the past couple of months, there has been a curious resurgence in support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation.

Treasury reveals only half of overseas retailers will actually pay GST despite new laws

Treasury reveals only half of overseas retailers will actually pay GST despite new laws

Josh TaylorJun 16, 20174 Comments

Just how Treasury worked out it will get $300 million in GST from overseas sales remains a mystery.

Chalmers: the Turnbull government's incredible debt problem

Chalmers: the Turnbull government's incredible debt problem

Jim ChalmersJun 16, 20172 Comments

The problem isn't just that Australia's debt has surpassed $500 billion. It's that the Coalition is racking up debt much faster than the last Labor government did, writes shadow finance minister Jim Chalmers.

Media reforms cannot proceed while Ten is on the brink

Media reforms cannot proceed while Ten is on the brink

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerJun 16, 20173 Comments

Consideration of changes to media ownership rules should be put on hold until serious questions around the placing of Ten in administration are resolved, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

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