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Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

Australia needs a royal commission on the pokies 

In the aftermath of the banking royal commission, should we have a royal commission into Australia’s $24 billion-a-year gambling industry?

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Stephen Mayne gives us the rundown on seven current elected representatives with known gambling industry associations or sympathies

Gillard duds Wilkie, and what’s left of her own credibility

Gillard duds Wilkie, and what’s left of her own credibility

In breaching her commitment to Andrew Wilkie, Julia Gillard has made it even less likely voters will trust her again.

Welching on Wilkie: Labor plays percentages on pokies

Welching on Wilkie: Labor plays percentages on pokies

Labor has judged the benefits of welching on its deal with Andrew Wilkie outweight the costs. Will it be proved right?