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Australia's trend toward Dutton-style government power

Peter Dutton's powerful base for exercising control over his fellow Australians appears unchall ...  
Assange's detention violates international law: Australia must intervene

On the 7th of September, Julian Assange is scheduled to appear in a British court for several ...  
No Sukkar for Labor over Liberal branch stacking revelations

Remember when branch stacking was the biggest scandal in Australian politics?  
Flint water crisis results in US$600 million settlement

The state of Michigan has paid a large settlement to victims of lead poisoning from the water ...  
Renewable energy industry runs roughshod over forests

An environmental activist with more than four decades of service has called out the NSW Government ...  
How your donated clothes end up in Fijian superstores

Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders are donating “good used clothing” to a secondhand ...  
There is a better approach to recreational drugs

Regulating recreational drugs would provide benefits in relation to health, crime and the econo ...  
The rise of police power due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made work for the police force even more difficult and dangerous than ...  
Real Estate Rescue's Dominique Grubisa: The dame selling distress

Preying on property owners in financial distress is a growth industry — but even these pred ...  
The Australian republic must enshrine rights for all

The republic proposal must include substantive protections for the disadvantaged, writes Dr Robert ...  
James Ashby took the Speaker to Court and lost — but the piper must be paid

The matter of a $3.75 million legal bill has been simmering since 2012, when James Ashby mad ...  
Can the koala survive in Berejiklian's NSW?

The NSW Upper House Inquiry says koalas will be extinct by 2050, but relaxed protections and ...  
National Redress Scheme is the final insult

For all its good intentions, the National Redress Scheme doesn't come close to repairing the ...  
Heroes and villains emerge from the Trade Union Royal Commission

Of those involved in the Trade Union Royal Commission, some have triumphed whereas others have ...  
Vaping 'victory' is far from a win, just another LNP con

While it may appear the Government is working in favour of vape users, a closer look at their ...  
‘No one cares about us’: Lives of detainees in alternative places of detention

Hotels have become detention centres for many asylum seekers, each with their own problems and ...  
Moselmane, Liu, Chinese spies and AFP raids

China has become that most convenient of cartoon villains in primary school-style politics.  
Victory for Andrews Labor Government as anti-wage theft law is passed

The Andrews Government has had a victory in Victoria with the passing of new laws that will serve ...  

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