Tuesday Apr 15
Canberra City News
Moore: Trust crumbles for politicians
"As long as the point scoring continues, along with the vicious attacks based purely on political opportunisma trust in all our politicians will decline", says political columnist MICHAEL MOORE TRUST in our political institutions has taken an extraordinary dive.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Top silk representing Rudd in batts case
One of the nation's top barristers will represent former prime minister Kevin Rudd at the royal commission into the troubled home insulation scheme.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Rush Hour: The stories you need to know today
THIS morning, a convicted murderer has escaped from prison in Queensland, and the biggest football game of the season has turned into an absolute epic.
Police search for missing French tourist
THIS morning, Australian actress Margot Robbie is being a massive tease, and the biggest football game of the season has turned into an absolute epic.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Bob Carr is in his element and luxuriating in all the fuss
Bob Carr is sitting in his Bligh Street office, resplendent in a beloved Hermes tie, and contemplating the firestorm provoked by the first reports of his Diary of a Foreign Minister.
Sydney Morning Herald
The former Minister for Nothing
Tony Abbott left the make-believe castle of knights and dames to do some serious work in the real world this week, and Bob Carr obligingly stepped in to the fantasy realm to provide the comic relief.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Binoy Kampmark: The Poverty Incentive: Making The Poor Carry The Refugee Can
The poorer you are, the more likely you need to shoulder more. This axiomatic rule of social intercourse, engagement and daily living is simple and brutal enough: the poor shall hold, conserve, preserve.
The Zionist Lobby Under Fire in Oz
MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Labor MPs lash out at Carr's 'narcissism' after memoir release
Labor MPs are rounding on Bob Carr, accusing the former foreign minister of "narcissism", "immaturity", "self-indulgence", and even "bigotry" following the publication of his memoirs.
Turnbull walks away from NBN high ground claims
In one swift move on the fifth birthday of the NBN, Malcolm Turnbull has fallen into the same practice that he accused Labor of for years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
'One day you're working 24/7, next day nothing'
All Seasons Insulation owner Greg Rashleigh built $2 million factory that was never used as Rudd Government's home insulation program imploded A QUEENSLAND businessman built a $2 million factory that was never used and was left with $3 million worth of stock on his shelves as the former Rudd Government's home insulation program imploded.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Gillard channels her inner Khaleesi
JULIA Gillard's staff decorated her office with quotes from the cult TV show Game of Thrones the night of the aborted coup planned by Simon Crean.
Packer: Rudd took us backwards
BILLIONAIRE James Packer has unloaded on former prime minister Kevin Rudd, accusing him of damaging Australia's relationship with its Asian neighbours.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
"An economic crash with untold consequences for the world"
I realise I haven't been haranguing you about the menace of Keynesian economics for a while so thought I'd remind you of its enduring horrors as there is unanimous agreement that Australia has to get its fiscal house in order.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Caught between Kevin and hell
A TRUCK became a weapon of mash destruction on the Cunningham Highway this morning after it crashed, spilling a full load of potatoes.
Arthur doesn't remember much
FOR a bloke who was supposed to be the brainiest member of Tony Abbott's cabinet, Arthur Sinodinos's memory is awfully fuzzy.
Rescuing phone proves draining
A JUMPER has died during an attempt to set a world skydiving record by having more than 220 people freefall from a plane in formation.
Korea deal means 1000 jobs a year
A BUREAUCRAT has revealed the "horrendous" timetable forced on public servants by then prime minister Kevin Rudd during the home insulation program.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Australia welcomes Japan whaling ban
A UN court ruling that the Japanese government must halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic has been welcomed in Australia and New Zealand.
Therese Rein set for $151m payday
The wife of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Therese Rein, has struck a deal with the Nasdaq-listed Providence Service Corporation that could see her personally earn up to $US140 million in cash and shares.