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Propaganda Machine: Deloitte skews fact on economy, media laps it up

Deloitte Access Economics’ claims about Australia’s economic recovery were repeated verbatim by media outlets, even though many of the claims...

Protection Racket: Digital Media Code a farce as Google and Facebook not “designated”

Google and Facebook are yet to be "designated" under the Digital Media Bargaining Code, leaving the Code a farce rather...

Inland Ports, Tricky Politics: Chris Corrigan’s Qube reels in $1.7bn public land sale

Chris Corrigan, golden boy of the Liberal Party, villain of Labor, won a $1.7bn windfall for his company Qube in...

More will be Given: home owners rewarded in budget as homelessness continues to surge

Rates of homelessness are rising alarmingly, particularly among Australians aged 65 to 74. The government offered them nothing in the...

Black Mark on Red Cross: decision to ignore 5c test for contaminated blood proved fatal

The Red Cross failed to deploy a 5c blood test which could have averted thousands of Australians being infected with...

“Political Stunt”: how the Budget cash splash means profit to providers over aged care reform

The Budget cash splash in aged care has rendered the Royal Commission a political stunt as the billions in extra...

Australia defies UN pleas over atrocities in Yemen, escalates weapons exports to Saudis

Documents released under Freedom of Information reveal Australia approved 103 military export permits to UAE and Saudi during the Yemen...

Aged Care fail – and now a Budget bonanza for Home Care freeloaders

The highest level of home care support costs $52,000. This $1000 a week buys, on average, less than nine hours...

Astra Zeneca vaccine not effective against new Covid strains as African variant spreads to Indonesia

New studies show the Astra Zeneca vaccine, the workhorse of Australia's vaccine program, is just 10% effective against the virulent...

In Cold Blood: how privatisation of CSL abandoned the victims of Australia’s public health tragedy

Pharmaceutical giant CSL is one of Australia's greatest corporate success stories, although its profits were forged on the sacrifice of...

Numbers can lie: the science behind opinion polls

Opinion polls are given far too much importance, particularly given their methodology is not transparent; their language can shape answers;...

Clear as mud: gig workers’ rights versus Uber, Deliveroo, Ola and Menulog fight for flexibility

Menulog won plaudits for its promise to trial an “employment model”, yet in the wake of the Senate inquiry the...



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