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The one which failed has had as important implications for the workings of government in Australia as the one which succeeded.
by Gregory Melleuish - 13/06/2017 - 5 comments
The problem with the Government's claim of Senate obstruction is that most of the abandoned zombie measures were never debated or voted on in the Senate.
by David Leyonhjelm - 9/06/2017 - 9 comments
Conservative voters' chief expectation is that Liberal/National governments will be economically responsible. There was an expectation that they would put an end to the Rudd-Gillard spending-spree-driven deficits.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 22/05/2017 - 12 comments
They are wrong and the nostalgia is misplaced. Howard failed conservatives as well as the rest of us. But he doled out so much cash that few noticed.
by David Leyonhjelm - 22/05/2017 - 7 comments
Turnbull can get the majority he needs by agreeing to bring in the people we need
by Gary Johns - 18/05/2017 - 35 comments
Like a knight in shining green armour they’re riding over the energy landscape on a policy steed to save you ‘up to’ $370 per year.
by Stephen Cable - 21/04/2017 - 24 comments
The Angry Vote is growing throughout Australia and is doing so at an ever increasing pace as voters grow more and more disenchanted.
by Everald Compton - 21/04/2017 - 22 comments
Lord Mayor and Queensland Premier Campbell Newman will be seen in hindsight as visionary for his legacy of road tunnels across Brisbane.
by Seath Holswich - 18/04/2017 - 13 comments
The WA election is between a government that is tired and an opposition that is not exactly fresh.
by Graham Young - 10/03/2017 - 25 comments
A weakened minority government facing an unpopular opposition presents a dream scenario for Australia's number one nineties nostalgia party.
by Kevin Bonham - 21/02/2017 - 8 comments
Our governments are elected by the middle class to serve the middle class, so it’s hard to see how any of this is going to change.
by David Leyonhjelm - 20/02/2017 - 16 comments
It is an article of faith for propagandists that if you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth.
by Anthony Albanese - 2/02/2017 - 49 comments


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