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Twitter could suffer from extreme politicization of everything.
This is perhaps one of the worst decisions to affect Defence in the past 20 years, because the structure is now askew.
When Access Canberra revealed there'd been a 45 per cent jump in the number of noise complaints last year, it was left to residents to ponder whether this was because the city was getting noisier or because more Canberrans were becoming intolerant of the sounds of urban life
Beware people who've been around politics a long time and who know how it all works. They can undo the best-laid plans of party head office.
The home is the most common location in Australia for injuries to occur.
The profile of what we consider a terrorist attack is increasingly hard to define.
"Just hold your nose." That was the advice I heard a Republican activist give another member of the party who was hesitant to support Donald Trump.
As one of an increasing number of young Catholic men who have decided to become a Catholic priest, I am in a privileged position to debunk some of the myths surrounding celibacy and to quell any fears that celibacy is a grave evil.
I'm a big walker. Sadly, since I moved to Sydney five years ago, the decisive word in that sentence has become "big" not walker.
The overwhelming news in the lead up to the 2016 Olympics has been about the rampant dysfunction of the host city, Rio de Janeiro, and for good reason. The stories are gruesome and sensationalistic, filled with the kinds of pulpy details that make a mental imprint deeply difficult to dismiss.
The conclusion that the sale of a 30,000-square-metre site on Northbourne Avenue would be "boon for light rail funding" is simply wrong.
Can a Liberal-National Coalition bring itself to nominate a former Labor prime minister?
It is simplistic to link terrorism with all Muslims and it puts Australians at risk.
The election wasn't exactly a triumph for anyone - so who's going to be blamed the most?
I've looked back over more than 40 years of Donald Trump's career to see what the record says.
Which inquiry was a witch hunt?
On a daily basis we trust strangers we connect with.
The presence of a businessman-come prime minister has raised recent discussion in the media on the parallels between running a business and running a government.
We might hope that merit gets someone into Parliament and onto the front bench, but it doesn't.
Donald Trump is raising several issues that go to the very heart of American politics in 2016. It would be a big mistake to say his growing appeal is simply due to racism and xenophobia.
The re-elected Turnbull government is determined to get moving on a same-sex marriage plebiscite. The greatest challenge is to gain Parliament's support to hold the vote.
Campaigners feel frustration as whatever happens final decision will still rest with those in parliament, writes Rodney Croome
The mainstream Western media have been determined to pin the blame for the deaths on President Putin.
It is unlikely that the ACT will ever get anti-consorting laws given how controversial the proposal is.
Racism is about how we think of ourselves – and others.
The market offers a unique community hub that also draws state-wide, national and international admiration.
The killers weren't members of any terror group, and they weren't acting on anyone's orders.
It is a shame that specific protection of Ginninderra Falls is not included in the plans to develop almost 6500 homes at West Belconnen.
This is a tale of two cities – Melbourne and Sydney – and their policies concerning urban water supplies and the delivery of containerised cargo from the ports in each city to and from the outer suburbs where factories and warehouses are now mainly located.
If you thought the shenanigans at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were the weirdest thing happening in America this week, you would be wrong.
Responsibility for ACT election comment is taken by The Canberra Times editor Grant Newton, of 9 Pirie Street, Fyshwick.
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