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  • The National Party's 1950s identity politics...
    Three years after Campbell Newman suffered the biggest swing in Australian political history, the Liberal National Party (LNP) just lost another 8 per cent of Queensland voters.[This article was first...
  • Job Growth No Guarantee of Wage Growth
    Measured by official employment statistics, Australia's labour market has improved in recent months: full-time employment has grown, and the official unemployment rate has fallen. But dig a little deeper, and...
  • The political cost of backing Adani
    he Adani coal mine is the most divisive resource project since the proposal to dam Tasmania's Franklin River in 1983. The debate over whether to subsidise it even more so. But thanks to Annastasia...
  • Submarines or rape counselling? Priorities are the...
    Is the purpose of being in government primarily to keep the opposition from doing it? The Coalition is now in its fifth year in power, yet it spends more time blaming Labor for the country's problems than...

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