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The Young Witness
MPs furious over ads for carbon taxTwo key independent MPs involved in climate negotiations with the Gillard gover
MPs furious over ads for carbon tax
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
Two key independent MPs involved in climate negotiations with the Gillard government have lashed out at a plan by Labor to spend $12 million of taxpayers' money on an advertising campaign for its proposed carbon tax. TWO key independent MPs involved... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Union whistleblower Jackson bankruptCONTROVERSIAL union whistleblower Kathy Jackson has declared bankruptcy, derail
Union whistleblower Jackson bankrupt
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
CONTROVERSIAL union whistleblower Kathy Jackson has declared bankruptcy, derailing a $1.3 million lawsuit against her. A Federal Court trial expected to start today must now be dropped unless Justice Richard Tracey grants special leave for it to... Read more
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Business Spectator
How politics triumphed over policyThe plethora of commentary on parliamentarians’ entitlements has pointed to sys
How politics triumphed over policy
Business Spectator / Posted 13 days ago
The plethora of commentary on parliamentarians’ entitlements has pointed to systemic failure (a lack of clear guidance and rules) as a more fundamental cause of the problem than simple venality and carelessness on the part of MPs and... Read more
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Business Spectator
The Bishop scandal is a thorn in Abbott's sideOne’s first question, on hearing Bronwyn Bishop’s unconvincing apology and decl
The Bishop scandal is a thorn in Abbott's side
Business Spectator / Posted 28 days ago
One’s first question, on hearing Bronwyn Bishop’s unconvincing apology and declaration of remorse, was: did Tony Abbott suggest the approach when the two met in Sydney on Wednesday to discuss tactics for handling the crisis? Apologies and seeking... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why has Australia's largest coal mining union backed Labor's Renewable Energy Target?SABRA LANE, PRESENTER: Endorsement of the latest push for a substantial increas
Why has Australia's largest coal mining union backed Labor's Renewable Energy Target?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
SABRA LANE, PRESENTER: Endorsement of the latest push for a substantial increase in Australia's Renewable Energy Target is coming from an unlikely quarter. Australia's largest coal mining and energy union, the CFMEU, says it's inevitable that many of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CFMEU backs Labor RET on condition of future assistance for mine workersCFMEU backs Labor RET on condition of unprecedented assistance for vulnerable w
CFMEU backs Labor RET on condition of future assistance for mine workers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
CFMEU backs Labor RET on condition of unprecedented assistance for vulnerable workers The surprise backer of a 50 per cent renewable energy target at the Labor Party's weekend conference was Australia's largest coal mining and energy... Read more

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