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Is the Prime Minister a crook? PART II

Gillard's old enemies are singing like canaries. They have seen the whites of her eyes and they are moving in for the kill



Gillard 'deceives' over power cost: Abbott

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says the prime minister's attempt to blame the states for power price rises is 'deceptive'.


Four Long-Suffering Sisters

This emotive story was covered extensively on my emails, blog and facebook. I had constant and close contact with the father, Tomasso.


Regulator urges action on power prices

The Australian Energy Regulator says its hands are largely tied on power price rise approvals but consumers shouldn't pay too much.



Is the Prime Minister a crook?

Julia Gillard’s latest makeover appears insufficient to cover her past.


Sisters lose High Court custody challenge

A legal challenge by four Italian-Australian sisters battling to stay in Australia has failed in the High Court.


The Princess and The Pea

I can't help thinking about the Princess and the Pea. You remember that old Hans Christian Andersen fable? It's been on my mind a bit lately.



Poll suggests Labor's vote up five points

Labor's primary vote is improving, the latest Newspoll suggests, but the government is still well behind the opposition on a two-party preferred basis.



SA still opposed to Murray plan

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says a revised draft plan to save the Murray still isn't good enough.


Govt muzzles free press: Abbott

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has rejected the need for more media regulation, accusing the federal government of wanting to stifle debate.


Corruption not endemic, says Racing Vic

The head of Victoria's peak horse racing body says an alleged race-fixing incident being investigated by police is a one-off.



What Blewitt Has On Gillard Is Big

Whistleblower Ralph Blewitt is safely in the arms of The Australian newspaper while he awaits an assurance of indemnity from prosecution by police.


Asylum-seeker travel costs $70m: report

Australian taxpayers have stumped out almost $70 million over 11 months to shuttle illegal asylum seekers around the country, a TV station says.

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