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Kylar is The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age's CBD columnist. He recently covered federal politics, business and NSW politics for News Corp.

Musical chairs turns into a nightmare on Macquarie Street

Musical chairs turns into a nightmare on Macquarie Street

If you thought the Liberal Party’s Wentworth preselection was messy, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

  • by Kylar Loussikian

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CBD: Mum's the word when it comes to office politics

CBD: Mum's the word when it comes to office politics

We’ve heard it’s tough times in Canberra filing the post-spill staffer shortage, but we didn’t realise it was this tough!

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Number crunch: Can Polley count what's in her pocket

Number crunch: Can Polley count what's in her pocket

On what planet is an increase in money a funding cut, but who knows, maybe that's where we're at.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Sharks draw up wishlist to help invest development millions

Sharks draw up wishlist to help invest development millions

At least one Macquarie banker is on the wish list, along with a number of other names drawn from the Martin Place end of the city.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: Low blows and Hachette men in fight by the book

CBD: Low blows and Hachette men in fight by the book

The 1MDB scandal is a fraud “of unprecedented gall and magnitude”, a story that includes Las Vegas casinos, the downfall of a prime minister, supermodels and seized mega-yachts.

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CBD: Celebrating the long life of a brief that Gabrielle Upton left

CBD: Celebrating the long life of a brief that Gabrielle Upton left

Staffer legend has it, when attorney-general, Gabrielle Upton left a policy brief in for so long that her office threw the document a birthday party.

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Tensions thaw for a late Mid-winter

Tensions thaw for a late Mid-winter

Holding Canberra’s annual Mid-winter Ball in Spring may be an apt indication of the current political climate in the nation's capital, but the politicians and business types were out in force.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
'Weakest performer in cabinet': NSW Environment Minister under threat

'Weakest performer in cabinet': NSW Environment Minister under threat

Gabrielle Upton has been described as "the most ineffective minister" in NSW and is only there because she is a woman.

  • by Alexandra Smith & Kylar Loussikian
Australian firefighters were not being shot at: US sheriffs

Australian firefighters were not being shot at: US sheriffs

The Yakima County Sheriff office said the incident, which occurred when Australian firefighters were working to control a fire, was "a misunderstanding".

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CBD: Transformation, innovation and an office sex scandal

CBD: Transformation, innovation and an office sex scandal

Difficult: deciphering management consultant jargon. Easier: spotting an office sex scandal wrapped up in a lawsuit for the payment of a six figure bonus.

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University of Queensland says it would consider Ramsay Centre course
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University of Queensland says it would consider Ramsay Centre course

Discussions about starting the controversial Western civilisation course at Sydney University continue, but the University of Queensland is also interested.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Jordan Baker