Michael Lucy is a writer based in Melbourne.
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Water, water everywhere
The public has a right to know what government officials do, on water or off
Malcolm Turnbull’s charm offensive is about changing our idea of what’s reasonable in politics
The recording angel
A new health information system should remind us of the pitfalls of big data
Call and response
The government’s answer to the FSI is very much on-brand for Malcolm Turnbull
The time traveler
Eric Abetz claims the media is out of touch, but he’s the one at odds with the 21st century
Swinging and missing
Today’s attacks on Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten are both aimed at the wrong targets
Words, words, words
Malcolm Turnbull told us a lot about his vision for Australian society today
Out with the old, in with the older
As an Abbott-era relic moves on, Howard-era relics take his place
Down with TPP?
After seven years of fierce negotiation, the Trans Pacific Partnership is a still an enigma
The only reason is history
Can Malcolm Turnbull use his approach to penalty rates to tackle bigger issues?
Still faceless after all these years
Penalty rates and the trouble with Bill Shorten
Abbott competition winners announced
Congratulations to Pip Bricher and Nicholas Johnson
The government’s moment in the sun was all too brief
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