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Monday, February 17, 2020

Corona virus COVID 19 – Live worldwide count of corona-virus infections

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Roughly 50 million people are under quarantine in China. Thousands of travelers are being screened at airports every day. Armies of disease detectives are...

Morrison’s Sports grant review is a joke

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Why we need strong ethical standards for ministers – and better ways of enforcing them Prime Minister Scott Morrison has asked his department to probe...

The Devil and Scott Morrison

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What do we know about the prime minister’s Pentecostalism? By James Boyce In his first major speech as prime minister, Scott Morrison pointed to his heart...

The Pitfalls of Outsourcing Public Welfare & Healthcare

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When it comes to rooting out wasteful spending in federal entitlement programs, attention has long focused on preventing beneficiaries from gaming the system.   A new...

Leadership drought reaps its harvest

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Leadership drought reaps its harvest As John Hewson wrote, The global world of politics is beginning to embrace the digital newsroom adage: Wrong, but not...

Viewpoint: What’s in half a degree of climate change?

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Viewpoint: What's in half a degree of climate change? Our dual needs to save the planet and power our modern lives have thrown a spotlight on...

Lobbyists, Influencers and self interest. Welcome to Scott Morrison’s informed world

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'Brutal': Marcia Langton, early backer of welfare card, savages its roll out One of the few Indigenous community leaders who backed the cashless welfare card...

Arrogant out of touch bankers

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'Protected species': Former bank executive Rob Ferguson gives big four a serve Rob Ferguson’s CV reeks corporate establishment. He clocked 15 years at the top...

Media freedom is at risk when Nine hosts a Liberal fundraiser

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The money-raising hosted by Nine had none of the sleaziness and claimed illegality of the $100,000 donation a Chinese property developer allegedly delivered to...

The full list of 3000-plus speed camera sites in Queensland

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Leadfoot drivers pour millions of dollars into the Queensland government's coffers every year. Government revenue from fines and forfeitures, which includes fixed and mobile camera...