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For example, the Rupert Murdoch media empire owns two-thirds of the country's metropolitan print mastheads and some of Australia's most popular news websites.
by Andris Heks - 20/05/2022 - 19 comments
Election 2022 will result in Australians choosing a minority ALP Government. Many Independents will be elected and the Greens will enhance their numbers.
by Everald Compton - 20/05/2022 - 15 comments
It is akin to going to Bunnings Hardware with a competitor’s product and price tag and asking them to beat it by 10 per cent as part of their lowest prices guarantee.
by Scott Prasser - 19/05/2022 - 7 comments
So why have we not had an increase in MPs commensurate with our population increase? The answer does not reveal most of our politicians at their best.
by Philip Lillingston - 19/05/2022 - 7 comments
When you have an election where one side has been in power for nine years, and appears to have run out of plans, and the other side fear any plan could lose them the election, you are left with nothing but personalities.
by Graham Young - 18/05/2022 - 6 comments
Albanese would be an unlikely Prime Minister. A former activist from Labor's Left faction it's fair to say that few would have ever seen him as a future leader let alone Prime Minister.
by Tim O'Hare - 18/05/2022 - 4 comments
Anthony Albanese stands besieged for suggesting a minimum wage increase which keeps pace with inflation. Specifically, that is 5.1%.
by Tristan Ewins - 16/05/2022 - 14 comments
Starting with Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser, Don Chipp and Bob Brown, there has developed a monotonous uniformity in main-stream Australian politics.
by Viv Forbes - 6/05/2022 - 32 comments
He has been seen, not always accurately, as the more moderate in an otherwise conservative Liberal Party, which has governed Australia since 2013.
by Binoy Kampmark - 5/05/2022 - 6 comments
But this day was a bit different. There was an election to fight, and Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, was going to make the most of the occasion.
by Binoy Kampmark - 27/04/2022 - 3 comments
A considerable majority of us will express our profound disgust with a decaying political establishment that has long since ceased to serve our nation. We will vote in huge numbers for candidates who do not belong to a political party.
by Everald Compton - 6/04/2022 - 14 comments
The problem for Liberals pursuing the issue of bullying is that it resonates with their enemies, not their supporters.
by Graham Young - 29/03/2022 - 15 comments


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