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Herald Sun
Craig Thomson to be sentenced for 13 counts of theft from Health Services UnionSLEAZEBAG former politician Craig Thomson has been handed a get out of jail car
Craig Thomson to be sentenced for 13 counts of theft from Health Services Union
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
SLEAZEBAG former politician Craig Thomson has been handed a get out of jail card, but will still be fined over a grubby cash-for-hookers scandal. The former member for Dobell was this week cleared of 49 charges of misappropriating Health Services... Read more
10d
The Courier Mail
Thomson stole for call girl splurge, avoids jailSLEAZEBAG former politician Craig Thomson has been handed a get out of jail car
Thomson stole for call girl splurge, avoids jail
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
SLEAZEBAG former politician Craig Thomson has been handed a get out of jail card, but will still be fined over a grubby cash-for-hookers scandal. The former member for Dobell was this week cleared of 49 charges of misappropriating Health Services... Read more
18d
Perth Now
$340,000 for a man you’ll forgetHE’LL run Parliament, and become one of the most important politicians in Austr
$340,000 for a man you’ll forget
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
HE’LL run Parliament, and become one of the most important politicians in Australia, but his name is one we’ll hopefully soon forget. Today, Tony Smith takes her place. He was elected to the role by his Liberal Party colleagues, with Tony Abbott... Read more
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19d
The Border Mail
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Illawarra Mercury
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
The Courier
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
The Courier / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Northern Daily Leader
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
The Young Witness
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
The Young Witness / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Western Advocate
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Kiama Independent
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Manning River Times
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
10 related stories
19d
Goondiwindi Argus
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
10 related stories
19d
The North West Star
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Daily Liberal
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secretThe Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation int
MP expenses: Department of Finance investigations to remain secret
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation into the questionable use of taxpayer-funded entitlements by three prominent federal politicians. The Department of Finance will keep secret the outcome of its investigation... Read more
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19d
Herald Sun
Parliament looks to calmer sittings with the election of a new umpireHE’LL run Parliament, and become one of the most important politicians in Austr
Parliament looks to calmer sittings with the election of a new umpire
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
HE’LL run Parliament, and become one of the most important politicians in Australia, but his name is one we’ll hopefully soon forget. Today, Tony Smith takes her place. He was elected to the role by his Liberal Party colleagues, with Tony Abbott... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
$340K for man whose name you won’t rememberTony Smith is ‘dragged reluctantly’ to the Speaker's chair after being elected
$340K for man whose name you won’t remember
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Tony Smith is ‘dragged reluctantly’ to the Speaker's chair after being elected to the position and earning himself a $146,000 pay rise. Picture: Ray Strange HE’LL run Parliament, and become one of the most important politicians in Australia, but his... Read more
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19d
Perth Now
Pollies’ 10 most outrageous expensesTHE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians
Pollies’ 10 most outrageous expenses
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians just don’t understand what they’ve done wrong as we’re repeatedly told its within the rules. With their base salaries set at a world-leading $195,130, Australian MPs... Read more
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19d
Northern Star
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
Northern Star / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
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19d
The Daily Mercury
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
The Daily Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
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19d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
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19d
The Morning Bulletin
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
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19d
News Mail
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
News Mail / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
6 related stories
19d
Daily Examiner
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
Daily Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
6 related stories
19d
Queensland Times
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckusWITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Co
Brough posts travel costs amid politicians' spending ruckus
Queensland Times / Posted 19 days ago
WITH the spending habits of politicians in the spotlight, a veteran Sunshine Coast MP has set out to show he can account for every dollar of taxpayer's money he has spent on travel since taking office. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough, has posted his... Read more
6 related stories
20d
Herald Sun
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money onTHE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money on
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians just don’t understand what they’ve done wrong as we’re repeatedly told its within the rules. With their base salaries set at a world-leading $195,130, Australian MPs... Read more
110 related stories
20d
The Courier Mail
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money onTHE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money on
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians just don’t understand what they’ve done wrong as we’re repeatedly told its within the rules. With their base salaries set at a world-leading $195,130, Australian MPs... Read more
110 related stories
20d
The Courier Mail
How pollies are spending our moneyTony Burke charged taxpayers $48,951 for a ministerial trip to Europe with seni
How pollies are spending our money
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Tony Burke charged taxpayers $48,951 for a ministerial trip to Europe with senior adviser Skye Laris, now his partner. THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians just don’t understand what they’ve done wrong as... Read more
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20d
Adelaide Now
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money onTHE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money on
Adelaide Now / Posted 20 days ago
THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly fraught, but many politicians just don’t understand what they’ve done wrong as we’re repeatedly told its within the rules. With their base salaries set at a world-leading $195,130, Australian MPs... Read more
110 related stories
20d
News.com.au
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money on Tony Burke charged taxpayers $48,951 for a ministerial trip to Europe with se
The 10 most outrageous things pollies have spent our money on
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
Tony Burke charged taxpayers $48,951 for a ministerial trip to Europe with senior adviser Skye Laris, now his partner. Source: Supplied THE MPs’ expenses scandal is growing increasingly... Read more
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21d
Perth Now
No wings attached in flights free-for-all for MPsRETIRED MPs are still flying high on free flights around Australia more than a
No wings attached in flights free-for-all for MPs
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
RETIRED MPs are still flying high on free flights around Australia more than a year after Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised in his first Budget that the gold pass travel scheme was “finished, kaput, dead”. Legislation to scrap the 10 free flights... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Retired MPs still getting 10 free flights a year despite PM Tony Abbott’s promise to scrap gold pass travel schemeRetired MPs are still getting free flights. RETIRED MPs are still flying high
Retired MPs still getting 10 free flights a year despite PM Tony Abbott’s promise to scrap gold pass travel scheme
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Retired MPs are still getting free flights. RETIRED MPs are still flying high on free flights around Australia more than a year after Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised in his first Budget that the gold pass travel scheme was “finished, kaput,... Read more
21d
Northern Daily Leader
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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21d
The Young Witness
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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21d
Western Advocate
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
10 related stories
21d
Kiama Independent
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
10 related stories
21d
Manning River Times
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
10 related stories
21d
Goondiwindi Argus
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
10 related stories
21d
The North West Star
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
10 related stories
21d
Daily Liberal
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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21d
The Border Mail
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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21d
The Courier
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. ForeverWondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditio
The Speaker's work contract? It's a secret. By legislation. Forever
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
Wondering what the new Speaker might be advised about entitlements and conditions of service - including travel - when he or she is dragged towards the big chair in the House of Representatives next week? Wondering what the new Speaker might be... Read more
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23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Canberra has become a parallel moral universe While the MP entitlements rules are generous, they aren't nearly so vague as
Canberra has become a parallel moral universe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
While the MP entitlements rules are generous, they aren't nearly so vague as is being made out. Therefore, we need to make rorting politicians aware of the consequences of their actions, writes Michael... Read more
25d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bishop has cast a long shadow that won't be forgotten quickly If Abbott had been more trusted and Bishop less arrogant they might just have
Bishop has cast a long shadow that won't be forgotten quickly
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
If Abbott had been more trusted and Bishop less arrogant they might just have got away with it; but in the end they couldn't. The devastation Bronwyn Bishop has wreaked on the Parliament... Read more
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The Border Mail
Planet Pollie: That very strange place in a galaxy far, far awayWHAT a wonderfully whacky world some of our politicians live in. WHAT a wonder
Planet Pollie: That very strange place in a galaxy far, far away
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
WHAT a wonderfully whacky world some of our politicians live in. WHAT a wonderfully whacky world some of our politicians live in. It’s a strange and indulgent place where you can charter flights around the country no matter the cost, and there are... Read more
25d
News Mail
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying t
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’
News Mail / Posted 25 days ago
IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum. Little wonder. The actions of the prime minister over the past weeks have once again demonstrated his weakness as... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying t
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’
The Daily Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum. Little wonder. The actions of the prime minister over the past weeks have once again demonstrated his weakness as... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying t
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum. Little wonder. The actions of the prime minister over the past weeks have once again demonstrated his weakness as... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying t
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’
Queensland Times / Posted 25 days ago
IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum. Little wonder. The actions of the prime minister over the past weeks have once again demonstrated his weakness as... Read more
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Northern Star
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying t
Ethics of ‘Choppergate’
Northern Star / Posted 25 days ago
IT ALL came down to ethics, really; something the Abbott government is trying to have phased out of the public school curriculum. Little wonder. The actions of the prime minister over the past weeks have once again demonstrated his weakness as... Read more
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