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Free booze if Sydney's tram stays on track

Free booze if Sydney's tram stays on track

Have you ever been so fed up with an infrastructure blow-out that you've offered to buy a whole city a beer?

Running the numbers on the NSW fire service budget cuts

Running the numbers on the NSW fire service budget cuts

The head of the NSW Rural Fire Service has taken issue with some inconvenient truths aired by Crikey. Let's step through the data.

Who is the NSW police minister who 'would want' his kids strip searched?

Who is the NSW police minister who 'would want' his kids strip searched?

David Elliott is in the headlines once again, this time after getting into a fight with a 17-year-old boy.

Everything NSW fire services could have bought if their budget wasn’t cut

Everything NSW fire services could have bought if their budget wasn’t cut

While Scott Morrison offers thoughts and prayers to bushfire victims, the NSW Liberal Party has cut tens of millions from state fire services.

If now isn’t the 'right time' to 'talk about' climate change, when on earth is?

If now isn’t the 'right time' to 'talk about' climate change, when on earth is?

Despite what politicians say, now is precisely the time to talk about the link between bushfires, drought and climate change. Anything less is recklessness and corruption that kills Australians.

Djab Wurrung people have been failed and betrayed at every turn

Djab Wurrung people have been failed and betrayed at every turn

For months, the traditional owners of Djab Wurrung land have faced a battle on multiple fronts to be heard on the issue of the Western Highway and the destruction of sacred trees.

Victoria Police's PR nightmare

Victoria Police's PR nightmare

Videos of cops hitting and pepper spraying protesters have gone viral, prompting some less-than-convincing responses from Victoria Police's media team.

Protesters win on points at IMARC 

Protesters win on points at IMARC 

Melbourne is becoming losing territory for climate destroyers. As the crisis intensifies, this kind of protest will be more and more common. 

QLD Labor's latest lurch into authoritarianism

QLD Labor's latest lurch into authoritarianism

The Queensland government continues its quest to vanquish the LNP's enemies for them.

Is Andrews' latest appointment good news for Labor Right?

Is Andrews' latest appointment good news for Labor Right?

We hear that the Andrews government — an ostensibly Socialist Left outfit — is not promoting one of their own as chief of staff...