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December 6, 2021
In attempting to take down an independent MP, Morrison is helping pro-integrity candidates across the country
December 3, 2021
How did Labor end up with an emissions-reduction target of just 43 per cent?
December 2, 2021
Is Morrison’s standing down of Alan Tudge a sign that he’s listening to women or watching the polls?
December 1, 2021
Instead of tackling the pressing issues facing the nation, Morrison homes in on unnecessary laws
November 30, 2021
A new report calls for parliament to “set the standard” on safe and respectful workplaces, but the PM remains unconvincing
November 29, 2021
Who is the government’s “anti-troll” law actually designed to protect?
November 26, 2021
Morrison yet again undermines a female MP, while publicly showing “support”
November 25, 2021
Morrison’s decision to prioritise religious freedom over integrity sees yet another defection
November 24, 2021
With the right extracting another concession, why is it that Liberal “moderates” never play hardball?
November 23, 2021
The Coalition avoided embarrassment on two key votes, but Question Time was a rabble
November 22, 2021
The anti-vaccine elements on the right grow more emboldened by the day
November 19, 2021
The Coalition’s cynical game has produced the outcome many feared from the start
November 18, 2021
With his depressingly predictable response, Morrison stands with the extremists
November 17, 2021
The Opposition leader is pushing back against the PM’s lies, but it’s going to be a long election campaign
November 16, 2021
The Coalition continues to court a dangerous demographic
November 15, 2021
The PM says the ABC is not “above scrutiny”, but his government seems to be