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Friday, November 15, 2019

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

'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

'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

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

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...

Xi Jinping president of China

Xi Jinping was the son of Xi Zhongxun, who once served as deputy prime minister of China and was an early comrade-in-arms of Mao...

The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you...

The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you need to know Huge fires are raging across multiple regions of the Amazon Basin. Guaira...

The Strait of Hormuz is the most important oil choke point...

The Strait of Hormuz is the most important oil choke point in the world. Use our interactive map to explore it Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC...

Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power...

Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power of preference deals This was an election brimming with surprises and hocks. An unexpected...

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University If Bob Hawke had never become prime minister, he would...

Real estate agents targeting tenants is the lowest of the low...

Real estate agents targeting tenants is the lowest of the low blows during election 2019 Real estate agents don’t decide rents, landlords do. Shutterstock Danielle Wood, Grattan...