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Bowen’s promise of a surplus will be hard to fudge

Bowen’s promise of a surplus will be hard to fudge In Australian politics, handing down a budget surplus has become the acid test of a...

Dirty Coal Peddlers

The coal industry has infiltrated Australia's federal government through a secretive network of ties, working to influence Australia’s political decisions at the highest level:...

Adani will decimate Australia’s Great Artesian Basin

Unpacking the flaws in Adani's water management plan Matthew Currell, RMIT University and Adrian Werner, Flinders University Adani’s groundwater dependent ecosystem management plan for its proposed...

Climate Change: The facts

Sir David Attenborough's new BBC documentary on climate change has been praised by TV critics. Climate Change - The Facts, shown on BBC One on...

Murray Darling Fish Kill is Neoliberalism working

Initially this newspaper proposed that the Murray Darling Basin catastrophe was the proverbial “Canary in the Coal Mine” and the fish kill was but...

Risky Electoral Seats

Now that the Federal Election is underway, there will be countless promises pledges spin and utter bullshit. With both sides hurling criticisms and sledges...

Government advertising may be legal, but it’s corrupting our electoral process

The Coalition government’s use of taxpayer money for political advertising – as much as A$136 million since January, according to Labor figures - is far...

What just happened to our tax? Here’s an explanation you’ll understand

What just happened to our tax? Here's an explanation you'll understand So far, Labor is $95 ahead of the Coalition, for many Australians. Shutterstock Peter Martin, Crawford...

The Coalition says the silliest things about economic management

Riddle me this: if “free market” politicians think that the role of governments is to get out of the way, then what do they do all...