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It was just a boring time of decadent politics and absent ethics in which not one inspiring thing happened and there was much to lament.
by Everald Compton - 21/12/2018 - 27 comments
The concern over Bill Shorten is a near-universal opinion throughout the country. It explains the reason behind the anomaly of Labor being the preferred political party yet Morrison the preferred Prime Minister.
by Peter Bowden - 18/12/2018 - 36 comments
The odds are that Labor will win the Victorian election, but there is a narrow gate through which the Liberal Nationals could pass to government.
by Graham Young - 21/11/2018 - 11 comments
Attempting to maximise the effect of his deposition, Turnbull began a campaign of ennobling self-effacement and cleansing.
by Binoy Kampmark - 16/11/2018 - 44 comments
The 2019 election will be fought out between two Generations Xers in the shape of Scott Morrison (born 1968) and Bill Shorten (born 1967).
by Gregory Melleuish - 16/11/2018 - 5 comments
Mr Malcolm Turnbull has long portrayed himself as a man of great dignitas and auctoritas capable of standing above the fray of Australian politics
by Gregory Melleuish - 13/11/2018 - 15 comments
Many commentators have labelled this evidence of an increased return to an ultra-conservative entrenchment of racism and white superiority in Australia.
by Rob Cover - 24/10/2018 - 22 comments
One issue is that toilet paper is subject to GST despite being a hygiene product.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 12/10/2018 - 10 comments
Power prices are not an issue that should ever have become hostage to politics, and they are not one that will be ignored in an election campaign.
by Graham Young - 2/10/2018 - 33 comments
This Labor-lite path was clearly intentional under Prime Minister Turnbull, who boasted on his way out that his Government was 'progressive'.
by David Leyonhjelm - 1/10/2018 - 6 comments
Conservatives need to wake up to the fact that words and phrases have an emotional impact and can foster confusion in voters' decision-making.
by Keith Borholm - 1/10/2018 - 12 comments
In that case, is the 'middle' voter concerned with the same issues as Malcolm Turnbull i e company tax cuts, the Paris Agreement, gay marriage and an Australian Republic?
by Tim O'Hare - 17/09/2018 - 8 comments


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