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Jacqueline Maley

Jacqueline is a senior journalist, columnist and former Canberra press gallery sketch writer for The Sydney Morning Herald.

When 'great men' abuse artistic licence to act on grubby impulses
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When 'great men' abuse artistic licence to act on grubby impulses

Too many perverts have taken cover in art for too long. Too many artists have callously used their non-conformity to justify nasty behaviour. Bob Ellis is just the latest one to be outed.

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Australians must resist changing 'race discrimination' title, says outgoing commissioner

Australians must resist changing 'race discrimination' title, says outgoing commissioner

Tim Soutphommasane's warning is at odds with suggestions from his boss and Attorney-General Christian Porter.

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Albanese, Shorten and the leadership question that won't go away

Albanese, Shorten and the leadership question that won't go away

Albanese’s popularity is not confined to his electorate, and it is a source of lingering pressure for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

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Police off the scent when it comes to drugs
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Police off the scent when it comes to drugs

Here’s a radical idea: line a whole herd of hounds across Martin Place on a Monday morning, ready to catch every banker who used cocaine on Friday night.

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Sydney's Fairfield Public: a lesson in how to educate refugee kids

Sydney's Fairfield Public: a lesson in how to educate refugee kids

With 40 per cent of your students from a refugee background the school "routine" is anything but.

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Who me? Boom times for the blame industry in Canberra
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Who me? Boom times for the blame industry in Canberra

Drones, unions, security guards and new mothers - all took the fall for poor decision making this week.

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If you think Australia has a racism problem, you're the racist
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If you think Australia has a racism problem, you're the racist

On the day Luke Foley copped a hiding for his remarks about "white flight", Ian Macdonald made a bold claim of his own.

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'They only wanted me to pour tea': Enid Lyons and the Liberals' women problem

'They only wanted me to pour tea': Enid Lyons and the Liberals' women problem

Why is the Liberal Party's proportion of female representatives going backwards?

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'Dangerous times, Neil': Turnbull's two-word explanation for impingement on our liberty
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'Dangerous times, Neil': Turnbull's two-word explanation for impingement on our liberty

The Prime Minister seemed to be channelling Inspector Morse when he role-played a policeman on radio in an attempt to explain the new power he is giving to Australian police.

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Change for the better for working mums
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Change for the better for working mums

John Howard was careful never to penalise stay-at-home mothers when it came to childcare rebates. Malcolm Turnbull is taking a different approach.

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Budget 2018: Treasurer Scott Morrison playing many roles to avoid the final curtain

Budget 2018: Treasurer Scott Morrison playing many roles to avoid the final curtain

He is not so dimply now, but there was a time Scott Morrison was cute enough to moonlight as a child actor. He appeared in several commercials as a kid. He left the thespian life behind for politics and since then has played many roles, both villainous and heroic.

  • by Jacqueline Maley