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  • What would Menzies think of today's Liberal Party? 28 May 2021 | Canberra Times
    Labor’s 20 per cent result in the weekend’s Hunter by-election is being seen as a warning to both state and  federal Labor. But Liberals should also more critically assess the by-election’s implications, along with other recent state election results and…
    Labor’s 20 per cent result in the weekend’s Hunter by-election is being seen as a warning to both state and  federal Labor. But Liberals should also more critically assess the by-election’s implications, along with other recent state election results and…
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  • Is a royal commission the best way to tackle veterans’ suicides? 05 May 2021 | Spectator
    The announcement by the Morrison Government to appoint a royal commission into the suicides of Australian war veterans will come as a relief to those families whose members have suffered so terribly.   Whether it an answer to solve this tragic…
    The announcement by the Morrison Government to appoint a royal commission into the suicides of Australian war veterans will come as a relief to those families whose members have suffered so terribly.   Whether it an answer to solve this tragic…
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  • Queensland poll post mortems are missing the bigger picture 03 November 2020 | Spectator
    The ALP in Queensland has just won its third election in a row under Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, stunning almost all pundits by increasing its seats from 47 to possibly 52 in Queensland’s unicameral 93 seat parliament and receiving a swing of…
    The ALP in Queensland has just won its third election in a row under Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, stunning almost all pundits by increasing its seats from 47 to possibly 52 in Queensland’s unicameral 93 seat parliament and receiving a swing of…
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  • The Victorian hotel quarantine scandal inquiry: more tricks and delays 14 August 2020 | Online Opinion
    The public will have to wait an extra six weeks to November 6 for answers from the Andrews government’s independent inquiry into the hotel quarantine scandal; mainly because departments have not responded as quickly as they should have to requests…
    The public will have to wait an extra six weeks to November 6 for answers from the Andrews government’s independent inquiry into the hotel quarantine scandal; mainly because departments have not responded as quickly as they should have to requests…
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  • Nothing new under the sun in Morrison's new federalism 08 June 2020 | Canberra Times
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced “a completely new system” of intergovernmental relations institutions, processes and agendas that will replace the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and its various ministerial councils established in 1992. As part of these “new” arrangements,…
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced “a completely new system” of intergovernmental relations institutions, processes and agendas that will replace the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and its various ministerial councils established in 1992. As part of these “new” arrangements,…
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