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Huge backlog of visa claims build under Dutton's watch

The Government has at last responded to the chaos in our visa system, writes Abul Rizvi.  
As Boris takes charge, Labour changes stance on Brexit

As hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson takes over, Labour is finally coming down on the side of Remain ...  
Wren's Week: Out with Medicare and in with nuclear power

A call has been made to scrap Medicare while the LNP wants to usher in the age of nuclear energy ...  
Does a masculine leadership style represent our multicultural society?

A masculine leadership, such as the one evident in our Liberal Government, results in the belit ...  
Newstart, wage theft and fat ducks

If you’re trying to "have a go" in order to put food on the table, don’t expect to "get a go ...  
Climate change is a huge threat to 'national security'

With rising sea levels, Pacific island states will look to Australia for leadership or refuge ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: The Coalition's real-life 'Mediscare' on Medicare

The private health insurance funds have effectively been on notice for 50 years — since the ...  
Cottrell is no 'freedom of speech' advocate but a violent fascist

Authentic UPF Leader Blair Cottrell is no freedom of speech activist, he is an authoritarian who ...  
NBN sale ruled out — taxpayers to pay instead

It seems the NBN will not be sold, for now, but it remains a political football, which can be ...  
Combatting fake news

Is organised resistance to political falsehoods emerging and could this become an effective ...  
The Senate voting reforms have fractured democracy

The Senate voting reforms of 2016 has reduced the crossbench numbers and weakened democracy ...  
Trump versus the Democratic 'squad': A battle for America's soul

Dr Martin Hirst on the recently-sparked contest between Trump and his followers, and a new brand ...  
Christianity, intolerance and Christopher Pearson

Christianity has a track record of marginalising people for illegitimate reasons, writes Melvin ...  
Not so progressive: Labor's puzzling local council proposal

Australia’s "most progressive" State Government is championing the most regressive electoral ...  
Frydenberg & Dutton skate on s44 thin ice — pursued by pensioner on electric bike

Ross Jones outlines just how much trouble pensioners can cause our federal parliamentarians ...  
Josh Frydenberg goes full Trump on the Reserve Bank

Josh Frydenberg roped RBA Governor Phillip Lowe into belting out a rendition of ‘Everything is ...  
Adani pirates hold Australia hostage

It's hardly surprising that Adani may have lied to ensure government approval for its mine, writes ...  
Blame the Government, not Netflix, for NBN failure

Commentators blaming Netflix for the failures of the NBN have got it wrong, writes Paul Budde.  
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