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Pub test: 2018
The only way is up
Broad-minded … not
Bookending the year with scandals, the Nationals are moribund
The federal Coalition is avoiding the main issue on energy
Labor on notice
The party conference was a love-in today, but will the peace hold?
From little things ...
Labor confronts an enormous historical opportunity
Discrimination is in the eye of the beholder
Integrity on ice
Experts fear the PM’s new anti-corruption agency will be a toothless tiger
Politicians want to have their immigration cake and eat it too
Learner, not learning
Australia’s “L-plate” environment minister goes to Poland
Hard landing looms
A political reckoning may accompany an economic one
This week’s parliamentary shenanigans resolved nothing
A game of chicken
Parliament ends 2018 with a cry for help
The PM’s bad faith
Would you buy a used bill from this man?
A littler energy stick
Forget fake news, this is fake policy
Ex-PMs never die
It seems both Turnbull and Abbott want Morrison to fail
Kids teach the grown-ups
Today’s #climatestrike has shown up our politicians
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