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What I learned about poverty and mental health chairing the robo-debt inquiry

What I learned about poverty and mental health chairing the robo-debt inquiry

We should not allow our government to slowly erode our humanity and our human rights, year by year, sneaky budget measure by sneaky budget measure.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Which pollies fly the most? ... drink-air traffic controlling? ... went to a garden party to reminisce with old friends ...

Crikey Clarifier: how should the <em>Native Title Act</em> be changed?

Crikey Clarifier: how should the Native Title Act be changed?

The government is proposing changes to the Native Title Act -- but some say it has missed an opportunity to make the Act much fairer. Former native title lawyer Sarah Burnside explains.

As decision testing ABCC laws looms, Tribe stands tall for mates

As decision testing ABCC laws looms, Tribe stands tall for mates

A decision in the Ark Tribe case is expected to be handed down in Adelaide tomorrow, as a new poll shows the public supports the union's role in protecting safety on building and construction sites. Ava Hubble reports for Crikey.

Patenting: why is it left to advocacy groups to take up the fight?

Patenting: why is it left to advocacy groups to take up the fight?

The awarding of monopoly power is an expensive gift that should not be reduced to simply following key intellectual property rich countries, writesAnna George.

What’s big, slick and floating towards the WA coast…

What’s big, slick and floating towards the WA coast…

How big is the Montara oil leak off the northern coast of Western Australia? That all depends who you ask: the Greens or the company responsible.