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With allies like these, should Australia be worried?

With allies like these, should Australia be worried?

Crikey readers on the US' abandonment of the Kurds in Syria, the rise of China and the machinations of the LNP in the senate.

Australia’s lost decade

Australia’s lost decade

From energy policy to Indigenous recognition, the government's lazy approach has left the country to stagnate.

Where are the hospo wage overpayments?

Where are the hospo wage overpayments?

Crikey readers discuss wage theft, Iraq unrest, the Coalition and the need for comments sections.

Labor resources spokesman pushes for Coalition emissions targets

Labor resources spokesman pushes for Coalition emissions targets

Good morning, early birds. Labor's resources spokesman is urging the party to adopt the government's 2030 emissions reduction targets, and homes are destroyed as fires rage through NSW and Queensland. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

How far will the Coalition go to shore up strength in the Senate?

How far will the Coalition go to shore up strength in the Senate?

The Coalition is contemplating a slew of changes to further strengthen its position in the Senate. Are we set for a Republican-style assault on democratic norms?

A stagnant government has created a stagnant Australia

A stagnant government has created a stagnant Australia

Stagnation has become the defining characteristic of the nation under a government determined to maintain the status quo — to lock Australia firmly in place, incapable of progressing.

How the media can trump Morrison

How the media can trump Morrison

Crikey readers have some suggestions on how to get Scott Morrison to answer questions.

Is Scott Morrison’s rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

Is Scott Morrison’s rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

A secret review into refugee employment reportedly urges the prime minister to adopt a new narrative.

Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’

Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’

The government justifies its reshaping of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by claiming it brings it into line with 'community standards'. For some seeking the tribunal's judgement, the changes could mean life or death.

How Tony Abbott made sure the AAT would never come under scrutiny

How Tony Abbott made sure the AAT would never come under scrutiny

Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal were once subject to review via a separate council... until the Abbott government gutted it.