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ABC stuck between Bankstown and the far right

ABC stuck between Bankstown and the far right

ABC management is going down the road to Bankstown for a diversity 'boot camp'... just don't tell the bosses about the broadcaster's right-wing blunders.

Is the Australian Tax Office shilling for the Morrison government?

Is the Australian Tax Office shilling for the Morrison government?

A Facebook ad promoted by the Australian Taxation Office seems to be singing the government's praises.

The price is right for Abbott's gala

The price is right for Abbott's gala

Guess how much it costs to get a seat next to Tony Abbott? Plus other tips of the week.

Centrelink training provider encourages job seekers to 'vibrate' better

Centrelink training provider encourages job seekers to 'vibrate' better

Attendees of a Centrelink-endorsed compulsory work-skills training session have walked away with life-changing advice including "don't dwell" and "be a spin doctor".

Press Council complaints against Sunshine Coast Daily have little effect

Press Council complaints against Sunshine Coast Daily have little effect

The Press Council may have ruled against Sunshine Coast Daily's May attack against Annastacia Palaszczuk, but the controversy didn't stop the paper from being shortlisted for a national media award.

Sydney Uni has a few things to learn about Confucius Institutes...

Sydney Uni has a few things to learn about Confucius Institutes...

University of Sydney vice-chancellor Michael Spence has come to the defence of Beijing-influence peddling Confucius Institutes.

Why is world banking conspiracy theorist Malcolm Roberts speaking at a finance conference?

Why is world banking conspiracy theorist Malcolm Roberts speaking at a finance conference?

One Nation senator and world banking conspiracy theorist Malcolm Roberts is taking to the stage at the Financial Services Council's Summit 2019.

Porter's department can't see through transparency measures

Porter's department can't see through transparency measures

Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.

Could the ASX be next in line for a royal commission?

Could the ASX be next in line for a royal commission?

An online petition is trying to convince the government to launch a royal commission into the ASX. Plus other tips and rumours.

Saudi Arabia's influence campaign gives it the ol' college try

Saudi Arabia's influence campaign gives it the ol' college try

The Saudi regime extends its international PR program to a science symposium at the University of Sydney. Plus other tips of the week.