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Saturday, December 15, 2018

A Parliamentary Democracy for Everybody

Forget what politicians say. What truly matters is what they do. And what they do is vote, to write our laws which affect us all. A Parliamentary...

Malcolm Fraser’s political manifesto would make good reading for the Morrison...

Members of the Liberal Party’s latter-day “broad church” could do worse than secure copies of these Malcolm Fraser’s manifesto for a new political party. AAP/...

Scott Morrison is the new Prime Minister after Peter Dutton’s giant...

Scott Morrison is the new Prime Minister after Peter Dutton’s giant miscalculation Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra Scott Morrison is Australia’s new prime minister, beating Peter...

A shocker performance, even by coup standards

View from The Hill: A shocker performance, even by coup standards Scott Morrison is sworn in as the 30th prime minister of Australia by Governor-General...

Senior ministers deal death blow to Malcolm Turnbull’s prime ministership

Senior ministers deal death blow to Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership Michaelia Cash and Mathias Cormann have delivered the death blow to the prime ministership of...

How to move energy policy models beyond bias and vested interests

How to move energy policy models beyond bias and vested interests How to move energy policy models beyond bias and vested interests Modelling should be a chance...

FactCheck: GetUp! on the impact of US corporate tax cuts on...

Economic modelling produced by Victoria University’s Centre of Policy Studies (and of which I was an author) finds that despite stimulating growth in pre-tax...

Emma Husar allegations show a need for clearer rules about what...

Emma Husar allegations show a need for clearer rules about what MPs can - and cannot - do Labor MP Emma Husar has taken personal leave...

A modern tragedy: Nine-Fairfax merger a disaster for quality media

Fairfax has a charter of editorial independence, which all owners since 1990 have signed up to. Will Nine sign up to it? Will the...

Australia’s wholesale electricity market.

High electricity prices are here to stay, according to a new Grattan Institute report that calls on politicians to tell Australians the truth about...