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The Victorian government should change the law to allow the Catholic Church to be sued.
If there is anyone who makes my blood boil, it must be those who get others to pay for their own wealth creation.
Migration laws will no longer need to change under an independent Britain, because no-one will want to go there to work anyway.
If the response on social media to a truck spilling a load of beer is any guide, trouble could be brewing in Western Australia's bustling boutique beer industry.
Conditions in Sydney right now conspire toward a perfect planning storm of unprecedented ferocity, and the power tie-ups across three levels of government are critical enablers.
This is a country whose citizens kill one another at a rate unmatched in the western world.
It had been one of those weekends. The kids were at each other's throats. Then a yellow balloon turned up in the backyard.
Would Bill Shorten be more than a handmaiden of the union movement as PM? So far, the omens are poor.
Britain's decision to leave the European Union on Friday has being described as momentous and far-reaching.
Australia needs simpler, more flexible rules and regulations to become more agile in a digitally disruptive world.
The ramifications of an unprecedented exit from the EU are largely unknown for those who polled in favour of Brexit in the UK on Friday.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes Australia was "invaded" by its European settlers while his predecessor, Tony Abbott, disagrees, preferring to call it an "occupation." This is not, however, about semantics: it goes to the very crux of what we are as a nation and who we are as a people.
On April 30 1911, the Commonwealth Minister for Home Affairs, King O'Malley, launched a competition for a new city. It would be a city for whom trade would not require river or sea port, but face-to-face conversation and exchange of ideas. A city whose wealth would come not from what would be mined, but from the mind: its capacity to take and implement decisions on behalf of a growing nation.
It is something of a tragic irony that the European Union – originally constructed to lay to rest the atavistic nationalist impulses of the 20th century – is today behind the resurgence of such feelings across much of Europe. The British referendum that has delivered a vote for “Brexit” is the latest, dramatic indication that this nationalism is here to stay.
In this election, the issue affecting every almost aspect of our lives will barely rate a mention.
The danger is that immense damage will be done to communities served by the CFA by pitting professional against volunteer.
The abuse of women in football is ongoing. Its language. Its attitudes. And sexual assault.
This debate will affect lives.
My take-away coffee was taking forever.
I expect this news outlet will be around when the Chief Minister goes out the door.
Be surprised but not totally gob-smacked if Malcolm Turnbull loses his seat of Wentworth at next Saturday's election – even if the Coalition wins.
The political neophyte billionaire is substituting egomania for strategy.
Law is very specific about what is and isn't allowed on polling day.
All jokes aside, it's hard not to feel sorry for Scott Morrison. It must be tough backing a doomed cause.
Is it coincidence or is it causal? Is there a correlation between the number of women holding seats, or likely to win one next Saturday, and that federal parliamentary party's policy on women? At first glance, it would seem so.
Swing voters tend to be low-information voters. But when veteran pollster Peter Hart convened a group of 11 "blue-collar and economically struggling" voters from suburban Pittsburgh on Tuesday, in research for the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, it seemed that Donald Trump's campaign messages had pierced the fog.
How can so many people be homeless is such a wealthy nation, asks Jenny Smith.
A national leave bank scheme would mean workers in insecure jobs could still access their leave entitlements.
Behavioural change cannot happen without people like Sam Newman, Eddie McGuire and other men with power changing their language.
Can house prices fall and rents rise at the same time? There's an easy answer.
Responsibility for ACT election comment is taken by The Canberra Times editor Grant Newton, of 9 Pirie Street, Fyshwick.
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