Nick Feik


Nick Feik
Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.



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TERRITORIAL TENSIONS

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The Indonesian government had only just finished protesting to Australian ambassador Greg Moriarty over the Abbott government's border protection policies when its foreign minister Marty Natalegawa was again fronting the media to object to Australian …

BUT WILL IT FLY?

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Unemployment has hit 6%, the highest rate in a decade. With the bad news coming just days after Toyota announced its exit from Australian manufacturing, there is renewed pressure on the government to outline its plan for jobs. Treasurer Joe Hockey has …

YOU DECIDE

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Alastair Furnival, the chief of staff of Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, intervened to shut down a website late last week. The website contained detailed information on Australia's new labelling policy for food and beverages, which is to …

STILL CLOSING THE GAP

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This morning Tony Abbott delivered this year's Closing the Gap report on indigenous disadvantage to a joint sitting of parliament. The report, intended to track progress on indigenous welfare, life expectancy, child mortality, employment and …

TOUGH LUCK

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The federal government was unaware that Toyota was about to announce the end of car making in Australia. Toyota will cease manufacturing in 2017, heralding the end of the line too for the web of component manufacturers that currently employ up to 40,000 …

ENGINEERING A ROYAL COMMISSION

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Cabinet is expected to sign off today on a new Royal Commission into union corruption. Following revelations by Fairfax and the ABC about malfeasance in the building and construction industry, the federal government believes the time is right for …

BLACK-OUT

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Fairfax has published an extensive investigative report on the recent allegations that Navy personnel deliberately burned the hands of asylum seekers during a towback operation. Michael Bachelard's account, based on a detailed interview with …

ALL ABOUT PAUL HOWES

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Paul Howes laid out his vision for Australian industrial relations at the National Press Club yesterday. The Australian Workers’ Union national secretary said unions must root out any corruption, because it undermined the interests of the "2 …

THE NEW IR WAR

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You know something's really gone wrong for the Coalition when even Dennis Shanahan labels it a political failure. The SPC Ardmona issue yesterday went from bad to worse for the government. Following Liberal member Sharman Stone's accusation of …

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