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2014/12/21 02:42
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott will spend the weekend pondering a reshuffle to his frontbench after a month in which he has attempted to remove "barnacles" holding back his government. Prime Minister...
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2014/12/20 23:17
2014/12/20 23:17
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AN ANONYMOUS caller rang the National Security hotline on the weekend before the Lindt cafe siege to tip off authorities about the extremism of Man Haron Monis, urging authorities to look at his...
2014/12/20 23:05
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Any ministerial reshuffle will ensure the Abbott government takes the best team into the new year and the next federal election, senior frontbencher Mathias Cormann says. The prime minister is...
2014/12/20 20:10
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On one level, it is perhaps not surprising that the Abbott government should be ending its first full year in office in a spot of bother in the polls. For Coalition governments especially, the first...
2014/12/20 20:10
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Keane’s year in review: the gap between reason and democracy, and how we fell in Well put Bernard. In a year that no-one can disagree, was poor for our citizens, we need to think where it went wrong....
2014/12/20 15:22
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Treasurer Joe Hockey says it's "completely incorrect" his first budget was too ideological or unfair, but promised fairness will be central to political debate about tax and federation reform in...
2014/12/20 14:12
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Despite Gough Whitlam introducing needs-based funding in the 1970s, the equity gap between schools seems to be widening. In July 1962, a Catholic school in Goulburn closed its doors to students in...
2014/12/20 06:19
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MEMBER for Indi Cathy McGowan has gone in to bat for regional motorists she says have been paying much more at the petrol pump than their metropolitan counterparts. APCO IGA Wodonga’s Darryl Dawson...
2014/12/20 06:18
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Illustration: Glen Le Lievre. Did you catch the apparent contradiction in this week's mid-year budget update? It left unchanged the forecast that the economy would grow by 2.5 per cent this financial...
2014/12/19 21:24
2014/12/19 21:24
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A report into the professional standards of the financial planning industry has been described as a significant win for consumers. Photo: Louie Douvis The financial planning industry is set for a...
2014/12/19 13:12
2014/12/19 13:12
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Former prime minister Julia Gillard did not commit a crime and was not aware of any criminality committed by union officials during her time as a lawyer for the Australian Workers Union, the trade...
2014/12/19 12:26
2014/12/19 12:26
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DAVID MARK: The family of an Iranian asylum seeker murdered on Manus Island are blaming the Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, for his death. They say they want compensation for the death of Reza...
2014/12/19 11:23
2014/12/19 11:23
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JUST six days out from Christmas, the Abbott government has launched its inquiry into the Fair Work Act, inviting submissions to the Productivity Commission review. Workplace Minister Eric Abetz...
2014/12/19 09:19
2014/12/19 09:19
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For Arthur Sinodinos, and the Liberal Party he came to serve, here is a tragedy in three parts, the end not entirely clear. A Greek tragedy, Aristotle ruled, has three parts: beginning, middle and...
2014/12/19 08:12
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More than 20 expectant asylum seeker mothers in Australia will have to return to Nauru despite Immigration Scott Morrison's decision to allow a number of babies to stay in Australia with their...
2014/12/19 07:55
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Lessons for Australia in Russia's painAlan KohlerRussia is staring economic disaster in the face as it scrambles to halt the collapse of the rouble, while back at home the Reserve Bank is insisting...
2014/12/19 07:42
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Unemployment and job creation, pay rates and the interests of small business will be included in the framework for a sweeping review of national workplace laws. Unemployment and job creation, pay...
2014/12/19 07:19
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The head of Victoria’s militant construction union, John Setka, should be considered for charges of blackmail and coercion while the construction union acts in ‘‘wilful defiance of the law’’, an...
2014/12/19 05:18
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CFMEU Photo: Jessica Shapiro Boral chief executive Mike Kane has hailed the trade union royal commission's interim report as "a powerful and authoritative endorsement" of Boral's stand against...
2014/12/19 05:05
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A royal commission into union corruption was a failed political move and not the smoking gun the government had hoped, Australia's peak union body says. Australian Council of Trade Unions president...
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