Index of newspaper cuttings - politics   John Perkins home
DateSourceTypeHeadingSubheadingAuthorURL
2015\10\20The AgeNews:
politics
Fishermans Bend plan missguidedZoning and development changesRoyce Millarhelp
2015\10\19The AgeOpinion:
politics
Why the MCG will turn UN Blue on Saturday70th anniversary of the UN. If it did not exist we will have to invent itGareth Evanshelp
2015\10\16The AgeNews:
politics
Doctors show us what real morality is all aboutMedicos reminder that the utilitarian politics behind our brutal asylum seeker policy at the heart of our civilizationWaleed Alyhelp
2015\10\14The AgeNews:
politics
St Kilda residents want condemned pier to stayBrooks JettyClay Lucashelp
2015\10\07The AgeOpinion:
politics
Mainstream media: about time you paid for itBig newsrooms in power us by keeping us informed. Why should be free?Jonathan Holmeshelp
2015\10\07The AgeNews:
politics
Sprawling our way to a crawlWhich is unchecked Unplanned growth Australia's reputation as the lucky country on the lineMichael Shorthelp
2015\10\06The AgeNews:
politics
Sex party candidate hopes to stir up interestMeredith Doig an unlikely candidate for the sex partyBenjamin Priesshelp
2015\09\24The AgeNews:
politics
St Kilda triangle gets new angleInterim master planBianca Hallhelp
2015\09\23The AgeOpinion:
politics
Manipulated media do the pollies' dirty workLeeks, anonymous briefings, gossip, Tony Abbott's februle media culture that rewards treachery. This is political reporting Canberra styleJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\09\21The AgeOpinion:
politics
A plebiscite on same sex marriage? No thanksIt is a necessary and could do more harm than goodGeorge Williamshelp
2015\09\17The AgeOpinion:
politics
Dear Malcolm, don't forget your Republican matesThe movement is getting set to make push for an Australian RepublicTim Mayfieldhelp
2015\09\15The AgeOpinion:
politics
Democracy suffers in assault on free speechThrough new meta data laws and other developments, free speach as it relates to journalism is under institutional attackMichael Bachelardhelp
2015\09\15The AgeNews:
politics
Turnbull sweeps Abbott out of officeLiberals vote 54-44 to oust 'failed' PMMark Kennyhelp
2015\09\10The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abbott Syria policies not decent or strongBy all means let's do something to help persecuted Christians but it can't be to the exclusion of the other groups subjected to ethnic cleansingJulie Szegohelp
2015\09\10The AgeNews:
politics
Compassion prevailsAbbott opens doors to 12000 SyriansMark Kennyhelp
2015\09\09The AgeNews:
politics
Ships may get too big to go under the Westgate BridgeClearance 50 metresAdam Careyhelp
2015\09\08The AgeOpinion:
politics
World's problems rob our children of a futureMost countries are struggling to deal with problems caused by global markets, domestic Wars and climate changeLucas Walshhelp
2015\09\01The AgeNews:
politics
Stabilisation work under Yarra neededMelbourne metro tunnel. River solution optionsClay Lucashelp
2015\08\31The AgeOpinion:
politics
Costly deals clogging up Melbourne's docksThe Andrews government is off course on port plan (rail terminal upgrade at Swanson dock is what is needed)Kenneth Davidsonhelp
2015\08\30The AgeNews:
politics
Border Force statement 'a mistake'Bungled immigration check operation in Melbourne CBDJacob Saulwickhelp
2015\08\29The AgeNews:
politics
Nudge psychology: the art of general government persuasionDavid Halpern of Behavioral InsightsNick Millerhelp
2015\08\26The AgeOpinion:
politics
Tyrannical citizenship bill attacks our libertiesLegal experts have called the bill another case of policy on the run and a fiascoJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\08\26The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott push offer to aid Syrian strikes Mark Kennyhelp
2015\08\18The AgeOpinion:
politics
Australia's shipbuilding plans are a massive mistake(warships will be an easy target) the government is set to squander millions on warships to buy votesHugh Whitehelp
2015\08\17The AgeNews:
politics
We need a new Australian flag - something like thisWe're being left behind in a symbolic sprintBob Brownhelp
2015\08\16The AgeNews:
politics
The not so clever countryAnti-intellectualism in Australia is preventing us from creatively solving and national problemsJohn Elderhelp
2015\08\13The AgeOpinion:
politics
We can't stop the drugs so let's help the addictsSocial inclusion and community action could break and drug abuse cycleJohann Harilink
2015\07\22The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abbott has sold out Australian workers to ChinaThe governments not being open about how workers are hurt by the free trade deal.Joanna Howehelp
2015\07\15The AgeOpinion:
politics
Don't let the PM dismantle the law of our landThe government's proposed changes to Australia is citizenship laws fly in the face of cherished freedoms established by the Magna Carta 800 years agoJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\07\13The AgeOpinion:
politics
To stop the boats we must stop the warmingClimate refugees should be assigned to the nations that caused the damage - nations like oursMichael Gerrardhelp
2015\07\12The AgeOpinion:
politics
The museum of natural hysteriaMalcolm Turnbull is the liberals lone voice of reason on the subject of Islamic StateAdam Gartrellhelp
2015\07\11The AgeNews:
politics
Saving history with a sledgehammer one brick tile or floorboard at a timePace demolitionsKonrad Marshallhelp
2015\07\09The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abbott happy to blow air into housing bubbleTony Abbott wants house prices to rise and more affordability too. This is playing silly because you can't have both.Peter Martinhelp
2015\07\06The AgeNews:
politics
Democracy 'under threat'Jilian triggs of Human Rights commissionMichael Gordonhelp
2015\07\05The AgeOpinion:
politics
The terrifying path to the new normalityBe afraid very afraid of migrating to amygdalaWarwick Mcfadyenhelp
2015\07\02The AgeOpinion:
politics
The easy answer to our problems: export themWeather is homegrown extremists drawn to terroe hotspots or humanity fleeing, them the government's modus operandi is the sameSarah Gillhelp
2015\06\26The AgeOpinion:
politics
Zacky Mallay: a gift to Abbotts irrational warThe debate over citizenship laws is now so charged, even the slightest form of resistance is interpreted as virtually seditiousWaleed Alyhelp
2015\06\25The AgeOpinion:
politics
Deeply flawed citizenship law casts wide netTony Abbott and bill may well be constitutional but that does not mean it is sensibleGeorge Williamshelp
2015\06\25The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abc cowers in the face of q&a onslaughtAs right-wing Lynch mobs hammer the ABC and call for Tony Jones head few have examined zaky mallah stands forJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\06\24The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott lashes abc over 'terrorist sympathizer': whose side are you on?Zacky Mallah asks a question on ABC q&a programJames Massolahelp
2015\06\17The AgeOpinion:
politics
Refugee convention principles lost at seaThe response of rich countries to the biggest movement of people since world war 2 is an epic failureClaire Mallinsonhelp
2015\06\12The AgeOpinion:
politics
Government ignores Magna Carta at its perilNext week's 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta sounds a warning: Parliament cannot ride roughshod over the basic rights of citizensGeoffrey Robertsonhelp
2015\06\11The AgeNews:
politics
Low cost medicines at risk under treatyWikileaks documents reveal trade talks secretsPhilip Dorlinghelp
2015\06\10The AgeOpinion:
politics
We're a nation of graspers ripping off the systemWhen there is no shame in claiming a pension you don't need we have gone too farRoss Gittinshelp
2015\06\04The AgeOpinion:
politics
Australian citizenship: who really deserves it?Rewriting the oath of allegiance will do nothing to stop disenchanted young people from joining the Islamic StateJulie Szegohelp
2015\05\27The AgeOpinion:
politics
Off with the apron strings, let the republic flyWe should unite behind one model so we don't splinter like we did last time (appointed by joint sitting of parliament)Peter Fitzsimonshelp
2015\05\25The AgeOpinion:
politics
Support for prey to focus groupsShort news cycle and party machines lead to dumbing downRoss Gittinshelp
2015\05\23The AgeOpinion:
politics
The war on drugs is a bustBenefits of legalizationMichael Coulterlink
2015\05\23The AgeOpinion:
politics
Low rates turn old certainties on their heads(real rates are negative)Ross Gittinshelp
2015\05\18The AgeNews:
politics
Don't panic the 'ice epidemic' in Australia is a mythScaring people with half truths is no way to tackle this issueJohn Fitzgeraldlink
2015\05\01The AgeOpinion:
politics
No protection for sacked anti-anzac tweeterThere is no formal legal right to free speech in Australian lawJillian Triggshelp
2015\04\29The AgeOpinion:
politics
Scott macintyre: IS alute this brave young journalistHe exposed cynical drivel by offending in the best tradition of freedom of speechJohn Pilgerhelp
2015\04\27The AgeNews:
politics
East west link should be replaced with theatre projectsA light rail link to doncaster would be a very good startKenneth Davidsonhelp
2015\04\22The AgeOpinion:
politics
Chilling step closer to Australian secret policeForeign journalists are falling off their chairs in shock at the brutality of our data retention law, yeah we hardly blink an eyeJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\04\20The AgeOpinion:
politics
Heroism does not wear a national badgeHe was decorated for bravery twice. But there's a twist to this soldier's tale.Greg Baumhelp
2015\04\18The AgeNews:
politics
'sending people to hell'Boat people sent back to vietnamHeath Astonhelp
2015\04\17The AgeOpinion:
politics
Sledgehammer cannot win battle of the needleWe can only win over those who refuse to vaccinate by using persuasion and perhaps guile, not by withdrawing welfareWaleed Alyhelp
2015\04\17The AgeNews:
politics
East west tunnel out. Metro in.Proposed tunnel profile announced help
2015\04\14The AgeNews:
politics
Vietnam: the other war we need to rememberSending troops to vietnam (50 years ago) in support of the us defined our politics for a generationHugh Whitehelp
2015\04\09The AgeOpinion:
politics
Immigrants and economy inexplicably linkedAs george magalogenis' series shows, migration has a huge impact on economies.Alex Westhelp
2015\04\07The AgeNews:
politics
Angry Muslims criticise canberra leader's silence(reclaim Australia rally)Benjamin Priesshelp
2015\04\05The AgeNews:
politics
Protesters face off at fed squareReclaim Australia rallyJohn Elderhelp
2015\04\01The AgeNews:
politics
Bombers players clearedNot guilty of taking banned substances help
2015\03\30The AgeOpinion:
politics
Does the premier finally see thru ppp rorts?Finance deals for infrastructure are fleecing the publicKenneth Davidsonhelp
2015\03\30The AgeNews:
politics
Australia opts for China bank on conditionsInvestment a good fitStephanie Peatlinghelp
2015\03\27The AgeOpinion:
politics
Chinese diplomats run rings around AustraliaSuccessive Australian government have failed to talk with honesty and nuance about ChinaJohn Garnauthelp
2015\03\25The AgeNews:
politics
Whistleblowers likely to become rare speciesData retention laws mean and journalists must be technologically competent enough to keep a promise of a confidentiality to a sourceJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\03\19The AgeNews:
politics
EU powers in move to join China's bankPower shift. Challenge to us dominanceDavid Jolleyhelp
2015\03\14The AgeOpinion:
politics
Metadata legislation could expose news at its sourceLinks to journalists may dry upMichael Westhelp
2015\03\13The AgeOpinion:
politics
Don't make the same brutal mistakes of the pastWhat hope do aboriginal people have if even the prime minister doesn't get it?Fred Chaneyhelp
2015\03\13The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abbotts comments reinforce aboriginal despairA genuine engagement has to be the starting point for indigenous Australians ( ... live in own land, while also participating ...)Pat Dodsonlink
2015\03\02The AgeNews:
politics
Meet the senator who knows how tough it is to be an employed(ricky muir rejects idea that they are lazy)Ben Schneiderhelp
2015\02\27The AgeNews:
politics
Truck nightmare looms for westgateWeb doc to add to congestionAdam Careyhelp
2015\02\26The AgeOpinion:
politics
Our human rights are under corrosive attackThe Abbott government is undermining a range of vital checks and balances and stifling criticismHugh De Kretserhelp
2015\02\25The AgeNews:
politics
Attorney general accused of 'illegal' offerInducement to get rid of gillian triggsMichael Gordonhelp
2015\02\23The AgeOpinion:
politics
It's not men driving our obsession over our bits - its us Wendy Squireshelp
2015\02\20The AgeOpinion:
politics
Dumping Abbott comes with fringe benefitsLeadership charter has not stopped. Jamaica come to a head sooner than you thinkMark Kennyhelp
2015\02\19The AgeOpinion:
politics
Metro rail. Keep the plan on track this timeThe trains will become even more crowded in the next decade. Will we cope?Josh Gordonhelp
2015\02\17The AgeOpinion:
politics
Ignorance fear and the return of child convictsChildren were treated cruelly in convict times. But how far have we come with then?June Factorhelp
2015\02\17The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott takes risky dive into submarine marketThe PM's submarine adventure with our tax dollar,s which doesn't follow due process ,is the biggest captains pic yetHugh Whitehelp
2015\02\14The AgeOpinion:
politics
Book review. The core of democracyPolitical order and decay: from the industrial revolution to the globalisation of democracy. By francis fukuyama.John Keanehelp
2015\02\14The AgeOpinion:
politics
(putin's propaganda war)Social media has massively added to the effectiveness of propagandaNick Millerhelp
2015\02\13The AgeOpinion:
politics
Never again use children for political gainAll asylum seeker children and their families should be released into the communityGillian Triggshelp
2015\02\11The AgeOpinion:
politics
Media has given up chasing honesty in politicsAbbott for all his talk about having listened and learnt, is playing at the same old gamesJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\02\10The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott wins but where's the party?Prime minister tony Abbott has bought himself time to repair his battered leadership after his 'near death experience' in yesterday's party room spill voteMark Kennyhelp
2015\02\06The AgeOpinion:
politics
Coalition needs a heart transplant, not a faceliftCosmetic changes are pointless. The liberals need a leader who articulates the big picture and makes sense of the pain we are asked to wearWaleed Alyhelp
2015\02\04The AgeOpinion:
politics
Decades of broken promises take their toll on votersPoliticians have themselves to blame for the volatility of Australian politicsRoss Gittinshelp
2015\02\04The AgeNews:
politics
Did triggs hit a raw nerve with her report?Attacks on human rights commission could be a defensive maneuverMalcolm Fraserhelp
2015\02\03The AgeOpinion:
politics
Good news for greste, but bleak for journalismThe danger to journalists in conflict zones is putting at risk the vital flow of information about horrors happening around the worldMark Bakerhelp
2015\02\02The AgeNews:
politics
Labor poised to take over after queensland poll shock Amy Remeikishelp
2015\01\27The AgeNews:
politics
Pm's knighthood nightmareRoyal honour: 'it makes us a bit of a joke'Mark Kennyhelp
2015\01\27The AgeNews:
politics
Domestic violence: how to lose veil the truthPolitical correctness, inadequate data and pussyfooting will hamper the search for ways to stop family violence (no data on religion of perpetrators)Don Edgarhelp
2015\01\26The AgeOpinion:
politics
Left out in the cold by a state reluctant to investGiving public housing stock to private investors is not the way to provide more affordable housingKenneth Davidsonhelp
2015\01\22The AgeNews:
politics
Repeal would give racial intolerance open slatherCalls to amend section 18c invite and fitted freedom of inflammatory opinionRob Jacksonhelp
2015\01\21The AgeOpinion:
politics
Australia day: take a fresh look at our pastTrue stories about every aspect of our history can change even the most cynical of AustraliansSusan Boyerhelp
2015\01\18The AgeNews:
politics
Living longer is something to celebrateOld age isn't a problem. It's what we are trying to achievePeter Martinhelp
2015\01\14The AgeNews:
politics
We all support free speech ...when it suits usFor better or worse most Australians are not charlie hebdoJonathan Holmeshelp
2015\01\07The AgeNews:
politics
State must abandon failed policiesDrug prohibition isn't working and the new state government could do worse than look to portugal for some fresh ideasGreg Barneslink
2014\12\29The AgeOpinion:
politics
There's always a tab tied to free emotionReaction to 'non-terrorist' siegeRoss Gittinshelp
2014\12\29The AgeNews:
politics
Andrews needs to get a bigger bang for our bucksThe public good has been ignored in infrastructure deals. Propper process systematically underminedKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\12\28The AgeOpinion:
politics
Lower oil prices may lead to surprisesThe vacation from geo instability is overThomas Friedmanhelp
2014\12\23The AgeOpinion:
politics
The morrison legacy: a calculated crueltyHe proved to be a callous immigration minister yet scott morrison is given another portfolio that requires compassionJulian Burnsidehelp
2014\12\22The AgeOpinion:
politics
Detainees: the injustice remains the vigil goes onUntil we are all free none of US are freeArnold Zablehelp
2014\12\17The AgeNews:
politics
Minor parties seize states upper handAndrews faces continual chest of power in parliamentRichard Willinghamhelp
2014\12\17The AgeNews:
politics
How Australia became an ideas free zoneThe same reform ideas keep being chased on anything but merry go roundRoss Gittinshelp
2014\12\14The AgeOpinion:
politics
Strain on our historyAustralians need to recognise stoppng the boats is not the answer to the refugee problemAlistair Nicholsonhelp
2014\12\12The AgeOpinion:
politics
What if the gp fee is a curse for which there is no disease?(will be the demise of bulk billing)Tony Wrighthelp
2014\12\12The AgeOpinion:
politics
Nothing can wipe the smile off this dialTony Abbott student by his friendless budget for seven months, daring not to compromise. After all when you are a fighter that would be a sign of defeat.Waleed Alyhelp
2014\12\10The AgeNews:
politics
Bid to close micro party loopholeUpper house. Big parties to seek reformRichard Willinghamhelp
2014\12\07The AgeOpinion:
politics
The fear factorContemplating death may alter our capacity to accurately assess threats (terror management theory)John Elderhelp
2014\12\04The AgeNews:
politics
New documentary rekindles and ghost to railway lineFilm - the outer circle: Melbourne's forgotten railwayCarolyn Webbhelp
2014\12\02The AgeOpinion:
politics
PM will rob the nation if he rips off VictoriaAbbott will be shooting himself in the foot if he holds back the billions of dollars he promised for the state's construction industryPeter Martinhelp
2014\12\02The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott mea culpa as troubles mountAbbott has banked zero credits in the goodwill accountMark Kennyhelp
2014\12\01The AgeOpinion:
politics
How labor and the unions and blew up the coalitionThis election has changed the face of campaigningNicholas Reecehelp
2014\12\01The AgeOpinion:
politics
For Captain Dan, now comes the hard partThese are tough times to be governing Victoria we're about to find out if labor is up to the taskTim Colbatchhelp
2014\12\01The AgeNews:
politics
Victoria's political rhythms favour the ALPAndrews triumph is truth then this is now a labor stateTool Strangiohelp
2014\11\30The AgeOpinion:
politics
Nixing the nyetworksOur commercial television networks have had things in their own way for too longPeter Martinhelp
2014\11\28The AgeOpinion:
politics
Criticism of Abbott government is getting louderProminent conservative voices are finding fault with the coalition governmentMark Kennyhelp
2014\11\25The AgeOpinion:
politics
Abbott clueless on how to handle US and ChinaThe PM is swinging wildly between two poles of regional power probably mistaking insincerity for clever diplomacyHugh Whitehelp
2014\11\24The AgeOpinion:
politics
The election neither side deserves to winDesal disaster is a blight on labour and the liberalsKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\11\21The AgeOpinion:
politics
The penny has dropped for Abbott on climateThe prime minister has made what appears to be a neat U turn on global warmingMark Kennyhelp
2014\11\21The AgeOpinion:
politics
Let's not over complicate the right to die debateMaybe a simple practical and legal solution can be found on the vexed question of voluntary euthanasiaPaul Komesaroff, Steven Charleshelp
2014\11\21The AgeOpinion:
politics
Absence of morality in the nauru netherworldMystery surrounds the case of workers who were suspended after they made claims of sex abuse and self harm at a refugee communityNick Feikhelp
2014\11\21The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott a flat earther: tories Paola Totarohelp
2014\11\20The AgeNews:
politics
Senate shocked spurs advisor scrambleFOFA consumers laud crossbench revolt as industry reelsGareth Hutchenshelp
2014\11\20The AgeNews:
politics
Abbott changes tune on climateNow 'an important subject'Mark Kenny, David Wroehelp
2014\11\19The AgeNews:
politics
There's something about modi, rockstar Judith Irelandhelp
2014\11\19The AgeNews:
politics
Plan to end 40 year wait to join mcc Jesse Hoganhelp
2014\11\17The AgeNews:
politics
Rebuff to Abbott on climate Tom Allardhelp
2014\11\17The AgeNews:
politics
Prime minister left shirt-fronted as reality bites Michael Gordonhelp
2014\11\13The AgeNews:
politics
Pond road traffic was simply too hard to stomachSome tunnel vision is needed to gain access to a favourite restaurantLarissa Dubeckihelp
2014\11\12The AgeOpinion:
politics
Morality and magnanimity in death3 stories tell there is a civilized way to bring about dignified death through voluntary euthanasiaPaul Monkhelp
2014\11\09The AgeNews:
politics
In the fight of his life for the right to dieBarrister peter nugent in Melbourne is dying of cancer and is representing euthanasia advocate dr philip nitschkeJulie-anne Davieshelp
2014\11\07The AgeOpinion:
politics
Migration bill shreds the rule of lawThe government's proposed legislation on the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers is cruel, insidious and necessaryMalcolm Fraser, Barry Joneshelp
2014\11\06The AgeNews:
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'We salute this old man for his great love'Thousands attend Whitlam's memorialDamien Murphyhelp
2014\11\05The AgeOpinion:
politics
Press freedom: Brandis is talking plain rubbishDespite what the Attorney General says, journalists are the target of new security lawsJonathan Holmeshelp
2014\11\01The AgeNews:
politics
Bizarre end to climate change sagaQuestions of whether palmer always intended to put his business interests first will lingerTom Allard, Lisa Coxhelp
2014\10\29The AgeOpinion:
politics
Democracy is missing in action as we rush to warParliament should approve committing troops to war. Other countries believe that, why don't we? (campaign for an Iraq war inquiry)Paul Barratthelp
2014\10\29The AgeOpinion:
politics
Cam Abbott bridge the federal state chasm?The prime minister thinks he can succeed where his predecessors have failedRoss Gittinshelp
2014\10\28The AgeOpinion:
politics
Whitlam's daring a lesson for today's leadersIf labor pursued foreign policy with Whitlam's energy it might become fit to governHugh Whitehelp
2014\10\28The AgeNews:
politics
Political gamble: power sold to CrownIn exchange for cash the Victorian government faces restrictions for 36 yearsPeter Martinhelp
2014\10\27The AgeOpinion:
politics
The myth about the Whitlam's economic incompetenceModern labor is in thrall to powerful corporate interestsKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\10\25The AgeNews:
politics
(opposition leader, like the PM, was educated by jesuits and considers himself a christian)James Massolahelp
2014\10\24The AgeOpinion:
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The freedom to publish leaked information is essential for a free press Jonathan Holmeshelp
2014\10\24The AgeOpinion:
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Gough's lesson: stand up and get things doneToday's politician could learn from Gough Whitlam's vision and convictionMark Kennyhelp
2014\10\23The AgeOpinion:
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Whitlam eyed our conscience not our walletThe great man rekindled hope for a generation that the labor party was electableRace Matthewshelp
2014\10\23The AgeOpinion:
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The dark art of keeping secrets from the publicOther states provide details of how public money is spent. In Victoria mps hide information for fear of unwanted debateJosh Gordonhelp
2014\10\23The AgeOpinion:
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Gough's gifts can no longer be taken for grantedUniversal health care and access to tertiary education are no longer sacredJulie Szegohelp
2014\10\22The AgeOpinion:
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Leader who made the young believe in politicsWithlam allowed US to imagine an Australia of opportunityMary Delahuntyhelp
2014\10\22The AgeOpinion:
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A law unto himself, his reforms hood the test of timeMany of Whitlam's changes are the bedrock of our society - a sign of his successGeorge Williamshelp
2014\10\22The AgeNews:
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Leader gave a nation and new independence on a world stageGough Whitlam 1916 - 2014Daniel Flittonhelp
2014\10\20The AgeNews:
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Remembering departed diggers(100 years since 1st WWI troop ship sailing)Chris Hingstonhelp
2014\10\18The AgeNews:
politics
Summer is on its way but bayside peers shutting up shop(including brooks jetty)Alana Schetzerhelp
2014\10\18The AgeNews:
politics
Day at the races wins pompeys men just reward(100 years since departure of troops for world war 1)Ross McMullinhelp
2014\10\11The AgeNews:
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Libs avoid budget painLabor electorates do heavy liftingHeath Asron, Lisa Cox and tom allardhelp
2014\10\09The AgeOpinion:
politics
Can we trust media reporting on politics any more?The spotlight it will soon fall on stage mps but it is also worth keeping an eye on journalistsColleen Lewishelp
2014\10\08The AgeOpinion:
politics
Simple as ABC : more cuts, less live news coverageBack office efficiencies? What does Malcolm Turnbull think the national broadcaster has been doing for the past 8 years?Jonathan Holmeshelp
2014\09\30The AgeNews:
politics
Builder wins even if tunnel is never built Play Lucas and Josh Gordonhelp
2014\09\26The AgeOpinion:
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Emma watson speech hardly a game changerWomen don't need to engage men in a gender debate, they need to wrench from them the power they hold so tightlyClementine Fordlink
2014\09\19The AgeOpinion:
politics
Players in the parallel world have moral obligationsSport needs to prove that it is worthy of the escapism and magic that we ascribe itWaleed Alyhelp
2014\09\19The AgeNews:
politics
Ground forces should be Arab, says bishop David Wroehelp
2014\09\18The AgeOpinion:
politics
Silence on casinos speaks volumes Michael Westhelp
2014\09\17The AgeNews:
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We don't need UN vote to fight:abbottBarrage of US air strikes target Islamic stateMark Kennyhelp
2014\09\17The AgeFeature:
politics
Click here for crimeThe US navy created the 'dark web' and still funds it. Yet the anonymous Internet network is a haven for illegal activitiesJake Wallis Simmonshelp
2014\09\16The AgeOpinion:
politics
What lies beneath: the real reason for Japan subsThe government favouring of Japan is blinding its decision makingHugh Whitehelp
2014\09\11The AgeNews:
politics
Ex-PM unscathed after inquiry grilling Jacqueline Maleyhelp
2014\09\09The AgeOpinion:
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Manus detention and suitable for women and menTogether and his downgrading the needs of vulnerable men in detentionSusan Metcalfehelp
2014\09\02The AgeNews:
politics
Bats deaths should not have occurred James Massolahelp
2014\08\30The AgeOpinion:
politics
How never again has come to mean never intervening Tony Wrighthelp
2014\08\28The AgeOpinion:
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Vertigan shows in nbn is worth doing Malcolm Maidenhelp
2014\08\25The AgeOpinion:
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Labor's east west link policy is patheticIt seems will get his road whoever wins the electionKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\08\20The AgeOpinion:
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Abbott out of kilter on scottish independenceThe prime ministers unwise comments came from a deep well of ignoranceWarwick Mcfadyenhelp
2014\08\12The AgeNews:
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Stripper had sex with coaccused after murder: qcRefer mount korongMark Russellhelp
2014\08\07The AgeOpinion:
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In rare cases assisted death is the logical end Ian Maddockshelp
2014\08\07The AgeOpinion:
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Australian unite in opposing race law changeThe pm has made the right leadership call in heeding the public's concernsTim Soutphommasanehelp
2014\08\06The AgeOpinion:
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Who will dare to defend free speech?Herald sunAndrew Bolthelp
2014\08\06The AgeOpinion:
politics
Latham call to end compulsory voting flawedVoluntary ballots in this country would only lead to bigger problemsSally Younghelp
2014\07\30The AgeOpinion:
politics
Press councils new rules make writers face factsMedia commentators must stick to the same standard of factual accuracy as reportersJonathan Holmeshelp
2014\07\28The AgeOpinion:
politics
The descent into warIt happened 100 years ago. This is one young man's storyHugh Whitehelp
2014\07\28The AgeOpinion:
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The case against east west link gets ever strongerPaying penalties for dumping the tunnel plan would be a great use of public moneyKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\07\26The AgeNews:
politics
No airfield? no worries. How albury saved a doomed plane Tony Wrighthelp
2014\07\25The AgeOpinion:
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Deciding which deaths matter and which don'tWe judge which gives you more on which to ignore and which to rationalise on the basis of the story we want them to tellWaleed Alyhelp
2014\07\20The AgeOpinion:
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New world disorderThe downing of MH17 is a likely and terrifying sign of things to comePeter Fosterhelp
2014\07\18The AgeOpinion:
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Fix the racism at the heart of the constitutionWe need a referendum next year to recognise the aboriginal people and their historyGeorge Williamshelp
2014\07\17The AgeOpinion:
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Abbots fawning salute to Japan a bridge too farThe prime minister's comments about Japan's submariners virtually prostituted our history for his own geopolitical endsJulie Szegohelp
2014\07\17The AgeNews:
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High seas prison for 150 tamilsAsylum seekers freedom deniedMichael Gordonhelp
2014\07\11The AgeOpinion:
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Response to refugees: it's the same old storyWhile the asylum seekers and the political players may change nothing in this debate ever evolvesWaleed Alyhelp
2014\07\10The AgeOpinion:
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China's propaganda infiltrating our shoresBeijing clandestine intrusion into a local chinese press will have an impact on national security if it is not rooted outPaul Monkhelp
2014\07\10The AgeNews:
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Expanded hastings to clog roads: reportCross development: south east plan would strain cityAdam Carey and Josh Gordonhelp
2014\06\26The AgeNews:
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Wrecking ball falls but surgery is in one pieceCarbon future palmer plays his handPeter Martinhelp
2014\06\21The AgeOpinion:
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Pyne, send a priestly proselytiser Anson Cameronhelp
2014\06\21The AgeNews:
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World refugee numbers grow while Australia's performance falls Sarah Whyte and Ina Tinghelp
2014\06\21The AgeNews:
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High court blocks asylum visa cap Michael Gordonhelp
2014\06\19The AgeOpinion:
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How to manage boat people with humanityAustralia's shameful treatment of asylum seekers need a radical rethinkJulian Burnsidehelp
2014\06\06The AgeNews:
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Welfare catastrophe Dan Harrison, Beau Donnellyhelp
2014\05\28The AgeOpinion:
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Trickle down theory all washed up nowAs long as the government thinks running the country is like running a business where costs need to be cut hard, voters will remain disengagedMark Triffitthelp
2014\05\27The AgeFeature:
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Ordinary people lending a handMore Victorians are offering practical help to asylum seekers in need. A grassroots movement is putting out the welcome mat in the face of unwelcoming government policies.Peter Barretthelp
2014\05\22The AgeOpinion:
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No way Abbott can now budget for second termThe government has snookered itself with austerity measures that leave very little political capital to win the next electionWaleed Alyhelp
2014\05\21The AgeOpinion:
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Hard truths falling on electorates deaf earsVoters continue to fall for snake oil salesman and the good news spriukersJonathan Holmeshelp
2014\05\16The AgeOpinion:
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Wealth inequality matters in the land of the fair goThe widening rich poor gap strikes at the heart of Australia's a egalitarian societyJanna Thompsonhelp
2014\05\16The AgeOpinion:
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Upping pension age is the clear way forwardThe young should not have to fund the retirement of an older pampered generationRyan Heathhelp
2014\05\16The AgeOpinion:
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Abbott rains down blows in budget blitzFar from restoring faith in the political process the pm has followed magic pudding election promises with unsavory cutbacksMark Kennyhelp
2014\05\15The AgeOpinion:
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Doctors take risks to offer dignity for the dyingThe law mudt address the impossible dilemma doctors face caring for the terminally illSteven Charleshelp
2014\05\14The AgeOpinion:
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Crossing paths daily with death incorporatedAn intensive care unit doctor reveals his thoughts on the euthanasia debateGraham Dukehelp
2014\05\10The AgeNews:
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Micro parties stressing revolt Matthew Knotthelp
2014\05\09The AgeOpinion:
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People are revolting against politics as usualCorruption and conflicts are placing strain on our faith in democracy and trust in political leadersGay Alcornhelp
2014\05\08The AgeOpinion:
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Open slather on party donations isn't workingA laissez faire approach on political contributions has led to insidepus corruption and limits ordinary citizens' political influenceJoo Cheong Thamhelp
2014\05\07The AgeOpinion:
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Investigative reporting needed more than everGood journalism comes at a cost, but its a luxury few media organisations can afford in the digital era.Jonathan Holmeshelp
2014\05\06The AgeOpinion:
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Most mothers worse off on PM's leave schemeTony abbott is politically deaf: he does not understand the flaws of his own paid parental leave scheme and nor does he care.Ann Summershelp
2014\05\04The AgeOpinion:
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A shrine of whose remembrance?In defeat or Victory how should war be properly recorded?Daniel Flittonhelp
2014\04\29The AgeOpinion:
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Reconciling defence shopping list with realityAbbott wants US to believe there is a full piggy bank for defence but there isn'tHugh Whitehelp
2014\04\28The AgeOpinion:
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There's no risk so let's drop the silly desal charadeKenneth davidson help
2014\04\28The AgeNews:
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Dr gave dying man drug to end lifeEuthanasia campaigner Syme 'outs' himselfJulia Medewhelp
2014\04\25The AgeOpinion:
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And nation born in peace, but baptised in bloodOur founders were proud of the nation's democratic origins, so why the obsession with battle?John Hurthelp
2014\04\24The AgeOpinion:
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Time to honour sacrifices on the western frontThe focus on gallipoli overshadows the remembrance of other livesJonathan Kinghelp
2014\04\24The AgeOpinion:
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Just keep on walking, royalsThe republican cause in this country has been damaged by vacuous celebrity worshipNicholas Reecehelp
2014\04\24The AgeNews:
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Running costs in double jets' price tag to wopping $24 billionF 35 a lightning II joint strike fighter jetDavid Wroehelp
2014\04\20The AgeNews:
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Policy of crueltyAsylum seekers are not criminals. Yes they and their children are treated far worse.Jacob Varghesehelp
2014\04\09The AgeOpinion:
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Beware a single minded protection of freedomGovernmentespouses freedom of speech, yet it wants to stop public servants from criticising policy on social media. Inconsistent? You bet.Sarah Josephhelp
2014\04\07The AgeNews:
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Melbourne tops nations growth rateRecord rise in city dwellersPeter Martinhelp
2014\04\04The AgeNews:
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Tribunal blocks release of war crimes secrets(1981 east timor files)Philip Dorlinghelp
2014\04\02The AgeNews:
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Twisted logic makes no case for mass snoopingPrying governments claim that spying on citizens will help thwart terrorism but it doesn't stand up to scrutinyKenneth Rothhelp
2014\03\31The AgeNews:
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Victoria needs an anti-corruption body with teethTransparency is essential in private public venturesKenneth Davidsonhelp
2014\01\04The AgeNews:
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Breaking faith with wolds neediest is unkindest cutCuts to international development aid are cruelBarbara Deutschmanhelp