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If #SSM doesn’t wreck it, NBN or Murray-Darling might

If things weren't already terrible for the Turnbull Government on marriage equality, the prime minister and deputy prime minister are front and centre in...

Santos, coal seam gas and the disappearing $2 billion

Researchers Tony Shields and Rod Campbell at The Australia Institute expose Santos' wilful and exaggerated economic assessments (known in the trade as "strategic misrepresentation') to...

Pet aversion: energy retailers in “savage dog” meter scam

Are you a dog owner and fed up with getting inflated “estimated” energy bills? Two weeks ago, our editor-in-chief, Sandi Keane, discovered her therapy...

The ABA of bowhunters, breastfeeders and bankers

"Don't you know we are facing three bank taxes?" the PR man from the Australian Bankers' Association yelped down the phone before hanging up...

Global warming’s huge and endless cost of rising seas

Protecting coastal infrastructures is just the beginning of our battle to survive the rising tide. Freelance journalist, Peter Boyer, who was awarded an OAM for services to...

98 … pfft, yer never too old for a Westpac 30-year mortgage

It is the steadfast policy of this news service to never look a gift-horse in the mouth. So it is that we are taking...

And they beat us in the PBS too

It’s a good thing for baby boomers that young people have been locked out of the property market. If Gen X and Gen Y...

The Gilead and the taxpayer Odyssey

How much can a multinational take before its social licence to operate in this country expires? How much corporate welfare is too much? We...

Gilead top brass still missing despite desperate search efforts

Dear readers, we are distressed to inform you that the leadership team of Gilead Sciences in Australia appears to have gone missing in the...
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“Ridiculous”

Sky News accidentally presented a good chance to set the record straight against claims in Murdoch press, and Fairfax too, that the credibility of michaelwest.com.au...