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ParentsNext isn’t getting the attention it deserves

ParentsNext isn’t getting the attention it deserves

Crikey had a front-row seat at this week's Senate inquiry into the widely criticised pre-employment program. Noticeably, there were a few seats spare...

Fray: a decent proposal to save public interest journalism

Fray: a decent proposal to save public interest journalism

The answer lies in the rather worn term "audience-first", writes former SMH editor-in-chief Peter Fray.

‘Insecure work’ or ‘alternative employment’? Three things you missed at the Fair Work hearings.

‘Insecure work’ or ‘alternative employment’? Three things you missed at the Fair Work hearings.

Employers actually quite like the Shoppies union, while unions would rather not talk about it, and Bridget Mackenzie goes hard.

Fake news is not new, and a Senate inquiry into it would be a colossal waste of time

Fake news is not new, and a Senate inquiry into it would be a colossal waste of time

Lies, distortions and propaganda have been around for centuries, writes former SMH editor-in-chief and UTS professor of journalism Peter Fray.

It’s not just the CBA: the bigger picture of ASIC’s aversion to regulation

It’s not just the CBA: the bigger picture of ASIC’s aversion to regulation

The problems in ASIC's regulation of financial services aren't confined to the Commonwealth Bank, and they're continuing right now.

Senate asks why we sterilise women, kids with disability

Senate asks why we sterilise women, kids with disability

Disability advocates and the United Nations has asked why Australia allows sterilisation of women and children with disabilities. Now the Senate is investigating, reports Callum Denness

Cadets grounded as Qantas strategy questioned by Senate

Cadets grounded as Qantas strategy questioned by Senate

The Qantas strategy to shift jobs and tax obligations offshore through Jetstar to Singapore and New Zealand are in disarray after the low-cost subsidiary was forced to ground cadet pilots.

Pilot training, air safety inquiry to recall industry heavyweights

Pilot training, air safety inquiry to recall industry heavyweights

fter the shocks that emerged in a Senate committee hearing last Friday concerning pilot training and airline safety in Australia, the inquiry has been extended to May 4.

Concerns raised about Senate testimony by Jetstar

Concerns raised about Senate testimony by Jetstar

A set of documents issued by Jetstar read like an ultra conservative fantasy about the gutting of Australian labor rules and escaping from the cost of tax and superannuation obligations, writes Ben Sandilands.

The information ‘vacuum’ over secretive ISP data retention scheme

The information ‘vacuum’ over secretive ISP data retention scheme

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has slammed the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) over what he called the information "vacuum" surrounding its secretive discussions with internet service providers (ISPs) and other bodies over a data retention scheme for law enforcement.