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Peter FitzSimons is a journalist and columnist with The Sydney Morning Herald.

In 'Snoz' we trust to have a nose for genuine Wallabies talent

In 'Snoz' we trust to have a nose for genuine Wallabies talent

New Wallabies selector Michael O'Connor would do well to take a leaf out of Eddie Jones' book when picking his players.

  • by Peter FitzSimons

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In my dreams: the model of a perfect Aussie prime minister
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In my dreams: the model of a perfect Aussie prime minister

We need a slice of Menzies, a pinch of Curtin, a touch of Whitlam and more.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
The real question raised by the #SaveHakeem campaign
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The real question raised by the #SaveHakeem campaign

Australians took the side of decency and justice to stop Hakeem al-Araibi being sent back to Bahrain. Will they do it again?

  • by Peter FitzSimons
De Belin's fate to be decided but bringing game into disrepute is not
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De Belin's fate to be decided but bringing game into disrepute is not

Regardless of how the Jack de Belin matter plays out in the courts there can be no doubt that the Dragons forward has brought the game into disrepute.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Why de Belin shouldn’t be allowed to play while justice takes its course

Why de Belin shouldn’t be allowed to play while justice takes its course

Why will De Belin be playing for St George Illawarra for the first five rounds?

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Clive Palmer just texted to say: 'You love me'
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Clive Palmer just texted to say: 'You love me'

The would-be political force is back at it, sending unwanted texts to voters.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
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Booze clues: Barba case just latest round involving common denominator
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Booze clues: Barba case just latest round involving common denominator

This rugby league off-season has plumbed new depths for atrocities but there's one common factor across every case that has come to light.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Weir ban raises more questions than it answers

Weir ban raises more questions than it answers

In the wake of the Darren Weir affair there are a whole lot of other things I don’t get.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Two things that three women taking on the Libs have in common
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Two things that three women taking on the Libs have in common

This week I interviewed Zali Steggall, Alice Thompson and Carolyn Corrigan and two things struck me.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Malcolm Turnbull's former staffer pulls out of Warringah contest to back Zali Steggall
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Malcolm Turnbull's former staffer pulls out of Warringah contest to back Zali Steggall

Alice Thompson will withdraw from the battle for Tony Abbott's seat and move her campaign to the adjoining northern beaches electorate of Mackellar. 

  • by Peter FitzSimons & Bevan Shields
Political football: Why we must all get on Team Hakeem
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Political football: Why we must all get on Team Hakeem

The soccer community has been extraordinary in mobilising support for Hakeem Al-Araibi. It is now for the rest of us to get on board.

  • by Peter FitzSimons