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Hanson family values

The family law inquiry is shaping up to be an exercise in bad faith

Failure to launch

The Berejiklian spill has been cancelled, but coup attempts are unlikely to stop anytime soon

Big stick, no carrot

The Coalition’s fixation on energy prices distracts from wage stagnation

Another Liu blow

What does the scandal surrounding Gladys Liu tell us about Australian politics?

In Liu of a defence

When Bolt asks if Beijing’s writing Morrison’s speeches, the PM has a problem

Laboring the point

The Opposition needs to hold the government to account on climate policy

Ungraceful Brexit

The political lessons for Australia in the fiasco unfolding in the UK

Curious compassionate conservatism

Who will benefit from the government’s welfare reforms?

Return of the Undead 1: The Drug Test

The government resurrects punitive and pointless bill to drug test welfare recipients

The economy? All going to plan

Morrison’s tax cuts couldn’t have been better designed to shrink the economy

Albo vs Setka

CFMMEU, ICAC… Labor’s punch-ons are getting nasty

Trumpbath

It’s time for the treasurer to act

Mourning Tim Fischer

Today’s crop of Nats are an affront to the legacy of the former leader

Turnback time

Australia is following the US towards unnecessary conflict with Iran and China

Wearing out welcome to country

It’s a fragile moment for reconciliation and recognition

Integrity wobbles

A key backbencher puts the government on notice

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