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Liberal MP Confused And Angry About Art In Parliament Goes On Adorable Facebook Rant

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Hannah Hawkins ~ October 14th, 2015

News

Conservative pollie doesn't get art. Also, water is wet.

Clive Palmer Is Setting Up A Legal Fund For Refugees Suffering "Torture And Abuse"

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Spook ~ October 13th, 2015

News

The parliamentary wildcard strikes again.

The Best Of The Internet Bidding Farewell To Tony Abbott

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Hannah Hawkins ~ September 15th, 2015

News

Goodnight, sweet prince.

What Do We Want? The Lesser Of Two Evils! When Do We Want It? In Perpetuity, Apparently...

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Hannah Hawkins ~ September 15th, 2015

Politics

By electing Turnbull, the government may have ensured itself a second term. But in policy terms, we are likely to get more of the same, writes Tim Dunlop.

Perth Motorist Yells "Wankers" At Tony Abbott And Co In Perfect Drive-By Heckle

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Hannah Hawkins ~ September 14th, 2015

News

Not all heroes wear capes.

The 'Killing Season' x 'Breakfast Club' Mashup Makes Rudd & Gillard's Fights Look Kinda Cute

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Hannah Hawkins ~ July 6th, 2015

News

The Breakfast Clubbing Season.

Mark Scott Responds To Abbott's Ramble

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Spook ~ June 26th, 2015

News

Following a relentless bashing from Tony Abbott, ABC Managing Director Mark Scott is throwing a few punches back.

Christopher Pyne Announces "Generous" Additional Teacher Funding

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Spook ~ May 8th, 2015

News

Someone needs to teach Christopher Pyne some maths...

Our Politics Are Like 'House of Cards'

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Garry Westmore ~ February 5th, 2015

Politics

Tony Abbott's election was meant to herald a new era of stability, but why does our political system continue to resemble 'House of Cards'?

Goodbye Gold Pass

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Ellena Savage ~ November 20th, 2014

Culture

Some old white men are angry. Retired pollies are being stripped of their free business class international travel, and they say it's "unconstitutional". Do you know what else is unconstitutional? Most of Abbott's legacy, writes Lou Heinrich.

This Is Your Life: The Poverty Edition

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Spook ~ October 14th, 2014

Culture

Yesterday, the Australian Council of Social Services released its findings that during 2012 one in seven Australians lived below the poverty line. Sounds bad, but don't worry, because the Government has a plan to help us all out of this mess.

The Basics To Run For Parliament in Victorian State Election

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Spook ~ September 4th, 2014

News

With The Basics entering the race for this year's Victorian State election, things just got pretty interesting, and less about Geoff Shaw.

Keeping Up With The Moanses

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Spook ~ July 18th, 2014

Culture

Australia’s rich. It’s really, unprecedentedly wealthy. In last year’s Credit Suisse world wealth report, we were ranked as the richest bitches in the whole world. You wouldn’t know it, though. Our affluenza is off the charts.

Men's Work

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Spook ~ May 30th, 2014

Culture

A federal budget that unfavourably punishes women, one that is at best callously genderblind, is not the same thing as executing an act of terrorism in the name of misogyny. That is until you consider just how unremarkable the Isla Vista massacre, and the hatred of women that fuelled it, really is.

Abbott’s Compendium Of Smirks

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Spook ~ May 22nd, 2014

Culture

#Winkgate, as stupid as that suffix is, is not a storm in a teacup; it is a deep and cultural acknowledgement of the terminal lapse in an elected officials’ character.