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Australia’s political dynasties: the next generation

Australia’s political dynasties: the next generation

Crikey has already chronicled Australia's existing political dynasties, but what of the dynasties to come? We have some predictions.

Manus detainees pawns in a colonial ‘game of chicken’, says Tim Costello

Manus detainees pawns in a colonial ‘game of chicken’, says Tim Costello

As refugees on Manus Island are pushed to an uncertain future, Tim Costello asks the government to take responsibility.

The many publicity stunts of Nick Xenophon

The many publicity stunts of Nick Xenophon

Outgoing federal Senator Nick Xenophon was a master at the political photo opp.

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

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: the polling date gets closer. So do the polls.

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: the polling date gets closer. So do the polls.

Malcolm still the voters' favourite, but big-spender Bill looking better in the polls.

Tim Costello: RSLs that use con job pokies dishonour the Anzacs

Tim Costello: RSLs that use con job pokies dishonour the Anzacs

If two-up is banned, why are addictive pokies allowed in RSLs? Screwing over your mates is unAustralian, writes World Vision CEO Tim Costello.

Death and taxes: why estate duties are better than a GST rise

Death and taxes: why estate duties are better than a GST rise

Wouldn't you rather pay more taxes when you're dead than in the here and now? The Australia Institute executive director Ben Oquist makes the case for an estate tax.

‘Imbecile’ pokies activist funds full-page newspaper ad

‘Imbecile’ pokies activist funds full-page newspaper ad

Despite the Baillieu government’s reluctance to tackle serious pokies reform, Victoria is central to the campaign for change and Paul Bendat’s full-page ad is a sign of what is to come for Victorian Liberals.

VIDEO: Costello disrobes for an Old Spice spoof

VIDEO: Costello disrobes for an Old Spice spoof

A late entry for Video of the Day -- probably Video of the Week. After the online phenomenon that is Old Spice man, World Vision CEO Tim Costello takes it all off in the name of charity.

Poachers and gamekeepers mingle to <em>Make A Difference</em>

Poachers and gamekeepers mingle to Make A Difference

A bit of a Tony Abbott faux pas at the launch of Liberal Senator Guy Barnett’s new guidebook for lobbyists and those who watch lobbyists, Make a Difference, reports Crikey intern Tiernan Kelly.