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In the red corner, Albo and baby-face Luke Creasey start swinging against Bandt

In the red corner, Albo and baby-face Luke Creasey start swinging against Bandt

Anthony Albanese has helped launch Luke Creasey's ambitious campaign to knock off Adam Bandt in the now-solidly Greens seat of Melbourne.

'If the Andrews government wants a fight, they've got one'

'If the Andrews government wants a fight, they've got one'

The government is facing a growing resistance from Djab Wurrung traditional owners over the destruction of cultural heritage. Is this a litmus test for what's to come with treaty negotiations?

Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn't a winner

Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn't a winner

The event is hotly debated every year, and every year the government of the day defends it. What do the numbers tell us?

Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

From underworld killings to high-level corruption scandals, here are some of the biggest stories which have been gagged by Victoria's suppression order regime.

Liberal Party’s woman problem set to emerge on Q&A tonight

Liberal Party’s woman problem set to emerge on Q&A tonight

For the first time in months, female panelists will dominate Q&A. They should have plenty to talk about too.

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

People stayed after Ash Wednesday because they thought it was the worst of the worst. They left because Black Saturday showed them it wasn't.

An Apple store in Fed Square would betray the entire city

An Apple store in Fed Square would betray the entire city

It’s a measure of how corroded by cynicism Labor has become that this proposal got anywhere at all. It is an act of political cowardice.

Billion-dollar rort: how governments allowed Murray-Darling irrigators to rip us off

Billion-dollar rort: how governments allowed Murray-Darling irrigators to rip us off

Irrigators have been getting hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to return water to the Murray-Darling when far less expensive, and more effective, ways of achieving the same goal have been ignored by governments.

Wanted: strong non-left independent woman to run against Kevin Andrews

Wanted: strong non-left independent woman to run against Kevin Andrews

Who will rid the parliament of this corrosive Dutton-supporting conservative?