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Abbott's Friends, Frenemies and Floundering Fools Mungo MacCallum
Tuesday, 10th June 2014
Forget the bomb throwers of the mad right: Malcolm Turnbull is not gunning for Tony Abbott. ...
 
 
Review: Pet Shop Boys in Concert Anwyn Crawford
Tuesday, 10th June 2014
Pet Shop Boys are unusual. A pokerfaced parody of a pop band who happen to write brilliant pop music, they have achieved commercial success on a level that...
 
 
The Dogs are Talking Mungo MacCallum
Tuesday, 3rd June 2014
A lot of political hardheads thought it would happen sometime, but few expected it so soon: barely six months after Tony Abbott led the Coalition to a very...
 
 
The Independent Member for Lyne Rob Oakeshott
Monday, 2nd June 2014
Passionate, vivid and immediate, and full of insights, The Independent Member for Lyne is Rob Oakeshott's honest and real story of life in Australian...
 
 
Raiding the Piggy Bank Michaela McGuire
Friday, 30th May 2014
It’s been a fortnight since the most vicious budget in recent memory, and it has this week been suggested that it will affect not only the old, the...
 
 
Editor’s Note June 2014 Nick Feik
Tuesday, 27th May 2014
Have Australians ever felt so shunned by politicians as they do today? ...
 
 
Medicare: With friends like Liberals, who needs enemies? Mungo MacCallum
Tuesday, 27th May 2014
The reason for the much-loathed $7 co-payment for visits to bulk billing GPs, we were solemnly assured, was that the Medicare system is simply becoming...
 
 
Tony Abbott Said... Russell Marks
Tuesday, 27th May 2014
“I probably should, I suppose, apologise now for all my errors of the past and make a clean breast of them … and ask the public to judge me from this point.”...
 
 
Remember When Hypocrisy was Offensive? Michaela McGuire
Monday, 26th May 2014
Treasurer Joe Hockey has made good on his threats to launch defamation proceedings against three Fairfax newspapers. The “Treasurer For Sale&rdquo...
 
 
Sometimes, the Good Guys Really Do Win Mungo MacCallum
Tuesday, 20th May 2014
Last week the giant Metgasco Company was preparing to move a drilling rig onto farmland at Bentley, west of Lismore, and the New South Wales government was...
 
 

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