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Scott Morrison at AstraZeneca laboratories (Image: AAP/Lisa Maree Williams)

Light bulb moments: five bright ideas from a budget like no other

In an extraordinary, big-spending budget, there were some pretty good ideas.

Suspended Perth lord mayor Lisa Scaffidi (Image: AAP/Richard Wainwright)

Conflict of Interest: How the City of Perth failed its people

Interested in the art of local government corruption? Look no further than the City of Perth.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is accused of ordering young people to be locked in dog cages. (Image: King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo)

At least one government gets to destroy the TV network it hates (and other news you might have missed)

The US and Australia could take a cue from Rodrigo Duterte on how to silence pesky broadcasters, and it's a bad day for prawns.

Derwent Valley, Tasmania (Image: Facebook)

Bullying, assault and poisoned birds make a mockery of local politics

In Tasmania's peaceful Derwent Valley, the local council chambers have been rocked by scandal.

The amoeba theory of politics in Australia

An obsession with the writings of an pioneering naturalist led to the question: what if politicians are just like amoeba?

Council robo-calls ... fairy bread for breakfast ... how Derryn Hinch got elected ...

Tips and rumours

Council robo-calls ... fairy bread for breakfast ... how Derryn Hinch got elected ...

Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes <em>Crikey</em> intern <b>Rachel Robertson</b>. And an independent candidate says that's not on.

Dummy spit over Greens’ bizarre council preference deals

Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson. And an independent candidate says that's not on.

Brandis shares plebsicite deets ... hipsters sabotage Border Force ... inverse hedgehogs shamed ...

Tips and rumours

Brandis shares plebsicite deets ... hipsters sabotage Border Force ... inverse hedgehogs shamed ...

Mayne: can Robert Doyle pull a CloMo?

It's a Liberal-Green contest for Melbourne Council, but will Robert Doyle be able to keep his majority?

Failed attempt to oust Clover pushes us closer to populism

The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.

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