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Mainstream media holds politicians to account — some of them, sometimes

Recently, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews was asked the usual questions by the usual suspects in ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Political squabbling is worsening COVID-19 crisis

In a time where leadership and responsibility is more crucial than ever, our government is playing ...  
One million trees — a bold vision for Canberra

A new environmental policy launched in the A.C.T. has come from a party not associated with being ...  
The importance of making up with China

Political tensions with China have been escalating, but there's still time for Australia to make ...  
COVID-19 demands a social democratic response, not a neoliberal disaster

Across the world, social democracies have fared much better than countries ruled by neoliberalism ...  
There is a better approach to recreational drugs

Regulating recreational drugs would provide benefits in relation to health, crime and the econo ...  
Federal ICAC Now: You can make a difference

A political party focused on the creation of a federal independent commission against corruption ...  
Call for an NBN user revolt to send a message to the Government

NBN Co has demonstrated its capability to offer greater capacity, yet the Government is encoura ...  
What's next for Labor on climate?

The Labor Party must choose between an ambitious renewable energy policy platform, or, protecting ...  
Young workers worse off than ever

The future for young Australian workers looks dire with news their income was well in decline ...  
Australia’s 'Titanic' economy is sinking

In many ways after almost 30 years without a recession, the hubris surrounding the Australian ...  
Morrison’s COVID-19 Commission: Industry policy in reverse

The Morrison Government is using industry policy in a reverse and perverse fashion that is best ...  
Poor decisions are wrecking Australia’s economy, not the virus

Australians don’t have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies ...  
Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is ...  
What happens if Donald Trump gets beaten in November?

President Trump is confident of another win at the next election, but polls show it could be time ...  
The personal impact of the elective surgery backlog

The delays in elective surgeries due to the pandemic, while necessary, have been difficult to deal ...  
Wren's Week: COVID-19 complacency escalated by conservative commentary

The escalation of COVID-19 cases in Victoria has been made worse by the attitudes of conservative ...  
PODCAST: IA founder David Donovan joins Denise Shrivell on #AusPol LIVE

IA founder and director Dave Donovan chats with Denise Shrivell on her topical and astute live ...  
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