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Why are Labor and the Coalition fighting over marine parks?

Why are Labor and the Coalition fighting over marine parks?

Like the depths of the parks themselves, the debate is murky. Luckily, Crikey is on the case.

Punch-drunk government now flailing at foes, real and imagined

Punch-drunk government now flailing at foes, real and imagined

Yesterday was a rare day in politics when collective common sense goes out the window and chaos takes over.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

The cost of Paleo pear Claire ... Tony Burke begs "please like me" ... rainbow flag above board ...

Never tear us apart?

Never tear us apart?

Tony Burke and Andrew Leigh try to convince ACT voters through the power of song.

Tips and rumours: the war on punctuation

Tips and rumours: the war on punctuation

War on punctuation. The government has announced that its biannual party of red tape reduction is no more, with assistant minister for productivity Peter Hendy saying that most of the work has already been done in repealing laws with unnecessary red tape. Labor finance spokesman Tony Burke used the announcement to send out a press release […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Bananas in Pyjamas in parli ... don't mention Nauru ... get your smap smear ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

DFAT axes OS postings ... Turnbull v Bolt ... vote in the museum dance-off ...

Bishop a distraction for a government that needs clear air

Bishop a distraction for a government that needs clear air

Bronwyn Bishop isn't much worse than some Speakers of the modern era. But she's becoming a distraction for the government.

iSentia index: keep waiting for a date with Kevin

iSentia index: keep waiting for a date with Kevin

Kevin Rudd is looking mighty prime ministerial, but is still frustrating the punters with his refusal to name an election date. Meanwhile, the newspapers are still talking about Julia Gillard (who?).