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Peter Martin: No easy answers as the world's second biggest gas exporter prepares to run short

Surely the world's second biggest exporter isn't about to run short of gas?<p>We are, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, …

Antitrust Laws

Recording reveals how Channel 7 cadet was dismissed soon after making harassment complaint

An extraordinary audio recording has emerged which lifts the lid on the way the Seven Network treated a young woman who made a sexual harassment …

Feminism

Corruption under Malcolm Turnbull: Going for the all-time world record

<i>The Turnbull Government keeps finding fresh ways to rort Australia’s institutions to privilege its MPs and rich backers. Alan Austin continues the</i> …

Corruption

ABC News websites close in on News.com.au thanks to 11% climb, Nielsen rankings report

ABC News websites are fast approaching Australia’s leading news and current affairs website news.com.au, thanks to an 11% climb in unique audience, …

SEO

Same-sex marriage survey envelopes found in bin of Mona Vale apartment block

When a longtime Mona Vale resident went to throw out the trash into the bin of his apartment block on Friday morning, he lifted the lid to find a bag …

Same-sex Marriage

170 years since the massacre... and finally its a win for Wirangu people.

A South Australian Wirangu Elder says its a win that the word" massacre" will be included on a memorial plaque recognising the site where a large …

Solar sedan and sports coupe in race across Australia

Two new Australian made solar cars are making news this week, and helping to drive the once space-aged notion of solar powered electric vehicles into …

Clean Energy

Former weather bureau chief says agency debilitated by climate deniers' attacks

Rob Vertessy says attacks such as the claim the bureau was ‘fabricating temperature records’ are dangerous and wrong<p>Misleading attacks on Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology by climate deniers in the Australian are “debilitating” to the agency and limiting its ability to predict risks and protect the …

Climate

Karen overtakes Italian as second most spoken language in South Australian town

When Thoo Lay Paw Eh was told she would be moving with her family to Mount Gambier, in south-east South Australia in 2007, her first reaction was one …

Australia

Rooftop solar and storage – cheaper than subsidising old coal

Leading energy analyst Bruce Mountain says if governments were serious about lowering electricity prices for consumers, they would focus more on …

Energy

ASIC INDEPENDENCE AT THREAT WITH APPOINTMENT OF JOHN O’SULLIVAN

Reports today that the Turnbull Government intends to proceed to appoint John O'Sullivan as Chair of ASIC threaten the independence of and bipartisan …

Referendums

Marriage vote among most important human rights issues of our time, Gladys Berejiklian says

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has come out strongly in favour of support for same-sex, describing it as one of the most important human rights …

Equality

RANALD MACDONALD. Testing times for the ABC with a ‘competitive, neutrality enquiry’.

<i>One of our most trusted institutions is under real threat- and, like Humpty Dumpty, once broken may never be able to be put together again.</i><p>Prime …

Not 'Closing the Gap': Nigel Scullion and Indigenous funding failure

<i>Minister Scullion needs to be held accountable for the gross mismanagement of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy, which has not only failed its</i> …

Country Liberal Party

Personal approval polls don’t matter, says pollster Gary Morgan

One of Australia’s top pollsters has dismissed the importance of Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten’s personal approval ratings as polls show the …

Elections

Malcolm Turnbull’s baseload power claim is out of date and wrong

Is Prime Minister Turnbull’s political career really going to end in complete capitulation to anti-science, anti-economics agitators on the Coalition …

Energy

How to replace the National Electricity Market

There are quite a few proposals around to intervene in, or repair, the National Electricity Market. In my view, it’s much too late for that. We need …

Energy

Calls for monument to honour the late Australian athlete Peter Norman’s black power stand

A group dedicated to remembering Australian sprinter Peter Norman have called for a monument to be erected to recognise his role in the black power …

Black Power

Third Melbourne council dumps 'grossly insensitive' Australia Day

Moreland City Council voted on Wednesday night to drop all references to January 26 as Australia Day out of respect for Aboriginal people.<p>But its …

Australia Day

Outcry as ‘dirty deal’ ushers in new media laws

Media moguls, including Rupert Murdoch, will soon be able to own an even bigger slice of Australian media after a late-night deal ushered in the …

Nick Xenophon Team

The postal survey envelopes may not be as secure as you think

Some Australians have expressed their concerns about the privacy of the same-sex marriage postal survey, after photos shared widely on social media …

Same-sex Marriage

Think Scott Morrison is a good treasurer? Here are 40 reasons you are wrong

Suddenly everyone seems to have forgot to hate Scott Morrison, with his polling numbers surprisingly good. Here are 40 reasons his treasurership has …

Economy

AGL bought Liddell for nothing – what will it cost Turnbull?

Liddell was bought for nothing and for good reason - "it's clapped out". Turnbull's intervention raises probity issues and could have as devastating …

Renewable Energy

AEMO: Our advice was pretty straight forward, we need dispatchability

AEMO says its advice to the government was "pretty clear" and pragmatic: What the system needs is fast, flexible and reliable capacity to meet peak …

Energy

Australia's monumental errors

Like the US, Australia has a serious problems with monuments white-washing history.<p>In Australia, there's a growing discontent of statues that don't accurately memorialise the past. From measured appeals to change the plaques, to bold proposals to remove the more problematic statues from the public …

History

TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC MORNINGS WITH JON FAINE - 8 SEPTEMBER 2017

<i>SUBJECT: Lack of transparency in NBN.</i><p><b>JON FAINE:</b> Now a month or two ago we told you about the bizarre decision taken by the Turnbull Federal Coalition …

Internet

The true cost of keeping the Liddell power plant open

For a long time, Australian governments have believed that the private sector should run the electricity sector. And successive governments have used …

Energy

'Legally dubious': Why you shouldn't bet on the postal vote going ahead

Over recent decisions the High Court has found that the federal government generally requires parliamentary approval to spend taxpayers' money. The …

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