Labor’s day of ‘exquisite ironies’, hypocrisy and disappointment
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by Maeve McGregor
13h ago
The Albanese government's election promised a new way of politics, but its hardened stance on immigration has raised the ire of critics. The post Labor’s day of ‘exquisite ironies’, hypocrisy and disappointment appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Porn, daytime vodka and monkey-pig hybrids: the 22,000 texts of Alex Jones 
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by Charlie Lewis
13h ago
A review of the messages by Southern Poverty Law Center's monitoring body Hatewatch paints a grim (well, even grimmer) picture of the man. The post Porn, daytime vodka and monkey-pig hybrids: the 22,000 texts of Alex Jones  appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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How an anti-vaccine Port Arthur sceptic came to rub shoulders with federal MPs
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by Cam Wilson
13h ago
Joel Jammal has gone from co-host with one of Australia's most extreme conspiracy theorists to hobnobbing with federal politicians. The post How an anti-vaccine Port Arthur sceptic came to rub shoulders with federal MPs appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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New-look Senate threatens Labor’s agenda as crossbench welcomes Thorpe
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by John Buckley
13h ago
Alliances are being formed in the Senate after newly independent Senator Lidia Thorpe took her seat on the crossbench this week. The post New-look Senate threatens Labor’s agenda as crossbench welcomes Thorpe appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Bruce Lehrmann launches defamation lawsuits against Network Ten and News Corp
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by Julia Bergin
14h ago
The former Liberal staffer has lodged a statement of claim with the Federal Court online registry. Here's what we know so far. The post Bruce Lehrmann launches defamation lawsuits against Network Ten and News Corp appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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If Labor is serious about fixing Medicare, talk to patients — not providers
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by Luke Slawomirski
14h ago
It's not all bad news in a report outlining the future of Australian healthcare. But there's not much good either. The post If Labor is serious about fixing Medicare, talk to patients — not providers appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Big four consultancies, which get $1.5b in government contracts, donated $850k to Labor and Libs last year
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by Denham Sadler
14h ago
The figures raise concerns about the big four continuing to land lucrative contracts despite limited evidence of their work's actual value. The post Big four consultancies, which get $1.5b in government contracts, donated $850k to Labor and Libs last year appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Is Thorpe the underarm bowler of Australian politics, or a dead-set warrior?
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by Jack Callil
16h ago
The senator's decision to cut ties with her party could be seen as a legitimate exercise in counter-sovereignty. The post Is Thorpe the underarm bowler of Australian politics, or a dead-set warrior? appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Going on the defensive
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by Emma Elsworthy
18h ago
Former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann is suing Network Ten, Lisa Wilkinson, News Corp Australia and Samantha Maiden for defamation, and a fifth COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out this month for adults who haven't had a booster or the virus in the past six months. The post Going on the defensive appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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Will the RBA pause after today’s expected interest rate hike?
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by Jason Murphy
2d ago
The Reserve Bank is expected to again raise interest rates today. But a pause is likely on the horizon. What happens then? The post Will the RBA pause after today’s expected interest rate hike? appeared first on Crikey ..read more
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