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Missteps, but heading in right direction

Missteps, but heading in right direction

It is with no great enthusiasm we endorse the return of Daniel Andrews’ government. However you vote, make sure you vote 'below the line' in the upper house.

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No time for diplomatic L-plates
Opinion
Opinion

No time for diplomatic L-plates

Australia is a middle power which needs to build coalitions.

Britain cannot turn its back on Europe
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Britain cannot turn its back on Europe

Theresa May has taken a pragmatic approach that acknowledges that after 50 years Britain is inextricably bound to the EU economy.

Unions right on wages but wrong on tactics
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Opinion

Unions right on wages but wrong on tactics

The union movement’s frustration is reasonable. But it might do far better to embrace economy-wide solidarity, rather than hark to class warfare.

The power of one  person taking action
Waste

The power of one person taking action

As Clean Up Australia has grown over three decades, so has our awareness that reducing rubbish is as important as cleaning it up.

Climate action makes economic sense

Climate action makes economic sense

The costs of doing nothing are far more onerous than those of tackling climate change.

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How we can reverse rise in suicide
Opinion

How we can reverse rise in suicide

For years, countless experts have been imploring governments to provide far more early intervention and ongoing support once a problem emerges.

We really do need to talk about China
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We really do need to talk about China

Scott Morrison might hide behind flag pins for now, but eventually he'll have to deal with the relationship between China's sovereignty and our own.

Resignation of Julie Bishop is a further blow
Leadership

Resignation of Julie Bishop is a further blow

Bishop has been a formidable minister, and her loyalty over 11 years as the Liberals' deputy leader meant she deserved far better treatment.

Fairfax-Ipsos poll delivers harsh verdict on a divided Coalition
Opinion

Fairfax-Ipsos poll delivers harsh verdict on a divided Coalition

Mr Abbott and his half-a-dozen friends in the Coalition party room know what they are doing.

PM's reef plunge rips up grant rules
Malcolm Turnbull

PM's reef plunge rips up grant rules

The process couldn't have been more flimsy and unaccountable without being negligent. The government looks duplicitous or incompetent - or both.