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Turnbull’s infrastructure plans built on shaky ground, but escape proper scrutiny

Turnbull’s infrastructure plans built on shaky ground, but escape proper scrutiny

Bernard KeaneMay 24, 201710 Comments

There's no evidence we're getting infrastructure spending or decision-making right at the Commonwealth level.

Airbus might have found a way to reverse Howard’s uncomfortable legacy

Airbus might have found a way to reverse Howard’s uncomfortable legacy

Ben SandilandsMay 24, 2017

Press gallery journalists will be singing Airbus' praises if the company pulls this off.

Customs caught spying on calls and texts without warrants or records

Customs caught spying on calls and texts without warrants or records

Josh TaylorMay 24, 20172 Comments

Customs might have accessed calls and texts illegally, the Commonwealth Ombudsman has found.

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Stephen MayneMay 23, 20173 Comments

Stephen Mayne is working hard on his list of 100 long-serving men who should retire.

Fingerprints: Tom Switzer's attack on Scott Morrison

Fingerprints: Tom Switzer's attack on Scott Morrison

Bernard KeaneMay 23, 20178 Comments

Why is a conservative academic getting stuck into Treasurer Scott Morrison? The fingerprints show what's really going on.

Government stumbles on banking levy, while banks give standard complaints

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerMay 23, 20174 Comments

The government initially claimed the bank levy would help financial competition. That rationale has vanished amid questions over how much the levy will actually raise, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Pell freezes over

Pell freezes over

Michael SainsburyMay 23, 20175 Comments

Cardinal George Pell shaped an entire generation of the Australian Catholic Church. But his influence, and that of priests like him, is waning, as Pope Francis embarks on a radical overhaul of the Vatican and ecclesiastical appointments.

How a troubled micro-party has set its sights on Cory Bernardi

How a troubled micro-party has set its sights on Cory Bernardi

Tom RavlicMay 23, 20171 Comment

With a flurry of directors and other office-bearers in a week-long period, the fledgling United Australia Party might need more than a dose of common sense to come good, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

CrikeyMay 23, 20176 Comments

Things got heated between Albo and Shorten.

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Helen RazerMay 23, 20177 Comments

We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.

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