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Bringing the high flyers down to earth
Opinion
Opinion

Bringing the high flyers down to earth

Cracking down on tax havens and multinational tax avoidance isn’t just a matter of social justice.

  • by Andrew Leigh

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Labor turns up the heat on union over coal
ALP

Labor turns up the heat on union over coal

NSW Labor has doubled down on its opposition to the controversial Wallarah 2 coal mine proposal following pressure from the powerful union that represents coal miners.

  • by Anna Patty
IMF warns political parties against pre-election spending binge
Federal election

IMF warns political parties against pre-election spending binge

The IMF urges both sides of politics to not buy their way to electoral victory

  • by Shane Wright
Gai Brodtmann goes out swinging against the 'Canberra bubble'
Gai Brodtmann

Gai Brodtmann goes out swinging against the 'Canberra bubble'

But she also called for an end to the silence around a disease affecting millions of Australian women in her valedictory speech.

  • by Sally Whyte
Mark McGowan under fire for taxpayer-funded 'intimate dinner'
Political Donations

Mark McGowan under fire for taxpayer-funded 'intimate dinner'

The Opposition is calling on Mark McGowan to repay $12,000 in taxpayer funds he used to fly to Sydney for a meeting with the NSW government, meetings with retired politicians and a fundraiser for NSW Labor.

  • by Nathan Hondros
David Smith staffer resigned after bullying investigation
Canberra

David Smith staffer resigned after bullying investigation

Nick Douros has also been suspended from his role as president of ACT Young Labor.

  • by Sally Whyte
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Labor candidate Alicia Payne spruiks Canberra, policy credentials
Canberra

Labor candidate Alicia Payne spruiks Canberra, policy credentials

The Labor candidate for Canberra kicked off her campaign on Wednesday night.

  • by Sally Whyte
Drinks all round as Swan says farewell
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Drinks all round as Swan says farewell

There were toasts aplenty marking the end of an era, the departure of former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
Labor doubles down on Victoria for election win
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Labor doubles down on Victoria for election win

Federal Labor has almost doubled campaign election spending in Victoria and added three new Liberal heartland electorates to its campagn hitlist, following polling indicating Victoria will be the lynchpin of a Labor election victory.

  • by Samantha Hutchinson
Ministerial responsibility in Canberra appears to have all but decayed to no responsibility
Opinion
Opinion

Ministerial responsibility in Canberra appears to have all but decayed to no responsibility

You can detect an odour infecting Parliament: desperation and denial mixed with things decomposing in the shade.

  • by Tony Wright
'Renovate the bastards': New party wants to clean up politics
Canberra

'Renovate the bastards': New party wants to clean up politics

The Democratic Reform Alliance wants to unite people "who've had a gutful" to reform electoral donor laws and cap politicians' entitlements.

  • by Katie Burgess