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Anna Patty

Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former State Political Reporter and Education Editor.
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Tim Wilson has won the safe Liberal seat of Goldstein.

Tim Wilson 'willing to give up everything'

Tim Wilson will give up his $400,000 Human Rights Commission job at the end of the week to demonstrate his willingness to sacrifice everything for his bid to enter Federal politics.

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus: "This has been a tainted commission."

Labor accuses royal commission of McCarthyism

The Labor Party has accused the trade union royal commission of "modern day McCarthyism" and has forced it to back down on a call for the personal details of thousands of members.