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'Screw it': Swearing shouldn't be a crime anymore

Criminalising offensive language in public does more harm than it stops, writes Sonia Hickey.  
The kangaroo kleptocracy

How can companies associated with a cabinet minister receive millions in government subsidies ...  
Morrison, Porter, Fuller, Taylor: Bin mates before investigations

“If you’ve got nothing to hide you’ve got nothing to worry about" — at least, not if you' ...  
Angus Taylor and the Coalition protection racket

If Angus Taylor were a Labor MP, would we even be having a conversation about whether it is right ...  
Does the latest Westpac challenge really shock?

Despite the Royal Commission, Westpac operates with a degree of brazen immunity and it's hard to ...  
Wren's week: Climate change denial and Westpac's crimes

This week, John Wren notes the Coalition's neglect of the climate crisis, its desire to have ...  
Labor demands action on wage theft epidemic

Labor is calling for a comprehensive national inquiry into the wage theft epidemic currently ...  
The whistleblower that stopped the nation

On Cup Day, let's drink to ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle, without whom we may not be able to ...  
WA mandatory sentencing regime unfairly targets First Nations youth

Indigenous Western Australians are being locked up in droves over ridiculously minor offences. ...  
On the murder of Eurydice Dixon: How to keep our communities safe

It's important to examine factors leading to such tragedies as the murder of Eurydice Dixon in ...  
Original Easey St murders article that triggered call from possible murderer

Who killed housemates Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett in a frenzied bloody murder in January ...  
Sydney lockout laws: A feminist issue

The Sydney lockout laws do not look for a long term resolution for alcohol-fueled male viole ...  
EXCLUSIVE: Cardinals Pell and Muller v. Jesus, Pope and the suffering little children

Just hours before the Amazon Synod will start, in what amounts to a Declaration of War against ...  
How the demise of White Ribbon will affect domestic violence campaigning

A charity organisation aimed at fighting domestic violence has gone, but it had been criticised as ...  
The Catholic Church: A village that enables child abuse

What is present in the corridors of Catholic Church culture that enables such sexual abuse of ...  
Cardinal Pell v The Queen v Jesus v sex abuse victims — what's not to hate? 

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence joins some barely visible dots, where preserving the ...  
Our country's political decline isn't being helped by the mainstream media

Over the past few years, we've seen our Government go from bad to worse while news and mainstream ...  
Cat and mouse: Pell, child abuse and the Court of Appeal

Although the Victorian Court of Appeal upheld George Pell's conviction, the matter still lingers ...  

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