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Fairfax-Ipsos poll has a simple message to MPs: cut carbon emissions as well as power bills
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Fairfax-Ipsos poll has a simple message to MPs: cut carbon emissions as well as power bills

Voters are giving Bill Shorten good reason to rescue a policy dumped in desperation three months ago.

  • by David Crowe

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Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy
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Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy

Poll also highlights the challenge facing Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he attempts to regain political support.

  • by David Crowe
'You can't win the west from the east': Bill Shorten on the WA hustings, again
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'You can't win the west from the east': Bill Shorten on the WA hustings, again

If luck goes his way, Bill Shorten could be well and truly Prime Minister by this time next year. But has the Labor party leader done enough to win in the west?

  • by Nathan Hondros
Foodbank chief calls for national strategy to address hunger
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Foodbank chief calls for national strategy to address hunger

Foodbank chief executive Brianna Casey has called for a national strategy to address food security, describing the Federal Government's level of investment as "laughable" after it slashed funding for the charity's food staple program.

  • by Dana McCauley
Scott Morrison condemns Bourke Street Attack, demands Muslim leaders 'call this out for what it is'
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Scott Morrison condemns Bourke Street Attack, demands Muslim leaders 'call this out for what it is'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison called on Muslim leaders to take “special responsibility” for stamping out radicalism in their communities, saying they must be proactive and “call this out for what it is”.

  • by David Wroe
'Bare minimum': Greens arc up over Labor's climate policy rebuff
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'Bare minimum': Greens arc up over Labor's climate policy rebuff

The federal Greens approached their Labor counterparts to secure a 'joint leadership' on climate and energy policy ahead of the next year's elections, only to have their overture rebuffed.

  • by Peter Hannam
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Former AMA chief Brian Owler to run for Labor in Bennelong at next election
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Former AMA chief Brian Owler to run for Labor in Bennelong at next election

The selection of the high-profile candidate is a signal Labor regards the usually safe Liberal seat as competitive.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Goodbye to Australia's dangerous delusion
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Opinion

Goodbye to Australia's dangerous delusion

Securing the nation's future is not like a game of MasterChef. We cannot sit back and see what delicious offerings the Americans and Chinese are going to whip up for us.

  • by Peter Hartcher
New trade tensions inside Labor as Left faction pushes for greater labour restrictions
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New trade tensions inside Labor as Left faction pushes for greater labour restrictions

Bill Shorten will face pressure to toughen his position after the Left agreed on demands ahead of the party's national conference in six weeks.

  • by David Crowe
Shorten flags Australian infrastructure investment bank for Pacific
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Shorten flags Australian infrastructure investment bank for Pacific

In a speech, the Opposition Leader will say the boosted development role is not about curtailing China's growing influence.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Hand back your bonuses, Bill Shorten tells bank executives
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Hand back your bonuses, Bill Shorten tells bank executives

The call comes as more harrowing stories from the banking sector emerge, including a woman dying of cancer who was hassled by her bank for mortgage repayments.

  • by Nicole Hasham