Government

We can do better

With the testosterone-fuelled environment that is Parliament House in Canberra exposed in all its unedifying glory, it seems counterintuitive that the Prime Minister needs to…

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JobKeeper fears

The looming end to the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program on March 28 will put many businesses under more financial pressure, right on the anniversary of…


Culture change

The swirling controversy surrounding the Federal Government over its response to sexual assault allegations is unedifying in the extreme.It is clear the botched handling of…


Bushfire support

There are few places in the developed world that have faced the kind of back-to-back disasters that Australia has over the past six months. Summer’s…


Caught out

The Federal Government looks for all the world like a fly caught in a web of its own deceit. The ‘sports rorts’ issue continues to…


Political influence

Suspicions that an arm of the Chinese government attempted to assist a Melbourne businessman become elected to Parliament – presumably as an undercover agent –…


Wasteful spend

It is time to take stock and consider a rethink when governments willingly waste taxpayers’ money for no other reason than to make a political…


Australia Day

Discussions over the appropriateness of Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 continue each year with increased fervor. The growth in intensity of this national…


ABC is important

The shock sacking of the head of the ABC has brought the direction of the national broadcaster firmly into the national spotlight. Managing director Michelle…


Uncertain future

The voters of Mayo could be forgiven for feeling frustrated at the idea of heading back to the polls less than two years after the…