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The duty of the premier in these circumstances as the chief adviser to the governor is to inform the incumbent of Parliament's decision and in line with Westminster conventions, that Chapman's commission as minister be withdrawn.
by Scott Prasser - 24/11/2021 - 6 comments
Prior to heading to Glasgow, Morrison, having done his bit of crossdressing on the climate change front, was coy. He refused to reveal the modelling that went into the fabulous predictions of net-neutral utopia.
by Binoy Kampmark - 15/11/2021 - 9 comments
Education wasn't an issue because it was under-resourced, it was an issue because of progressive agendas like Critical Race Theory, and radical Gender Theory, being force-fed to kids.
by Graham Young - 12/11/2021 - 24 comments
None of this will make it any easier for the Nationals to repel the independents and other parties nibbling at their homeland seats, or mitigate their growing reputation as just another bunch of politicians.
by Scott Prasser - 9/11/2021 - 9 comments
As ordinary unionists and other workers (plus a few nutcases) decided enough was enough, the pressure of Covid finally revealed a startling crack in the Labor/union establishment.
by David Southwell - 12/10/2021 - 5 comments
Melbourne's very busy riot police, looking like a cut-price troop of Star Wars baddies, materialised to eventually quieten things down but not before the offices were damaged.
by David Southwell - 8/10/2021 - 5 comments
To be effective, a government should identify the problems it wants to tackle, specify what it will do about them, implement relevant policies, then carry a majority of the public with it.
by Tony Abbott - 4/10/2021 - 13 comments
In June, a rather unremarkable revelation was made that Hawke had been something of an errand boy for the US imperium, a spiller of the beans and something of what Australians would call a 'dobber'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 7/09/2021 - 10 comments
Disability pensions in Australia, where entering into a relationship can be a poverty sentence
by Tristan Ewins - 25/08/2021 - 15 comments
It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. Clarrie Briese showed us how.
by Jonathan J. Ariel - 20/08/2021 - 4 comments
Talk of 'aspiration' clouds the fact Labor's new tax policy favours the top 10% at the expense of everyone else.
by Tristan Ewins - 19/08/2021 - 11 comments
The whole episode reeks of a desperate attempt to subvert Morrison's reputation – not for incompetence, nor for corruption, but for his long-standing association with Stewart.
by Scott Buchanan - 23/06/2021 - 7 comments


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