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Sad, Lonely Eric Abetz To Spend Another Day Thinking About Other People Having Sex – The Shovel

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Dutton: “I Have What It Takes To One Day Get Dumped As PM” – The Shovel

Source: Dutton: “I Have What It Takes To One Day Get Dumped As PM” – The Shovel

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Media Sauce: Malcolm Turnbull wedged by s18C, the Hard Right and NewsCorpse

The parliamentary report into s18C of the RDA is bad news for racists and Malcolm Turnbull. Source: Media Sauce: Malcolm Turnbull wedged by s18C, the Hard Right and NewsCorpse

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Cory Bernardi Already Accusing Cory Bernardi Party Of Not Being Conservative Enough – The Shovel

Source: Cory Bernardi Already Accusing Cory Bernardi Party Of Not Being Conservative Enough – The Shovel

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David Pope- Every Picture Tells a Story

Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist. Source: David Pope

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Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist. Source: David Pope

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Ron Tandberg

Some of his best work. Source: Ron Tandberg

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Ron Tandberg

Some of his best work. Source: Ron Tandberg  

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David Pope

Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist. Source: David Pope

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Cartoons by Michael Leunig

A look at the follies, foibles and joys of the human race through the eyes of cartoonist Michael Leunig. Source: Cartoons by Michael Leunig

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Furious Turnbull Speaks Out: ‘We’re Being Run By Elites!’ – The Shovel

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Democracy torn asunder – Google Search

Day to Day Politics: Where did it all go wrong? Part one. Day to Day Politics: When did it all go wrong? Part two – Newspapers. Day to Day Politics: When did it all go wrong? Part three – Electronic … Continue reading

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David Pope

Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist. Source: David Pope

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Humour … Australian Politics

Gallery of opinion illustrations and cartoons by Sydney Morning Herald artist, John Shakespeare. Source: Illustrations and cartoons by John Shakespeare

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Large Group Of Australians Entirely Dependent On Government Handouts, Morrison Warns

By The Shovel on August 25, 2016 Treasurer Scott Morrison used a speech today to warn of a growing culture of dependence on Government handouts in some pockets of the country. Mr Morrison – who worked at Tourism Australia before … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells a Story

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COMMENT: Johnny Depp’s Claim About Barnaby Joyce And Tomatoes Is Unfair On Tomatoes

By The Shovel on May 25, 2016 Comparing a harmless salad item to the Deputy Prime Minister – as actor Johnny Depp did last night – is both unwarranted and unfair. It has led to an understandable outcry from the tomato … Continue reading

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Turnbull Says His New Government Is An Appropriate Mix Of Continuity & Continuity

Saying it was important to maintain a common thread with the previous Abbott Government while at the same time looking ahead to what the Abbott Government would have done if it were still in power, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today … Continue reading

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Clarke and Dawe: Secondary issues facing Australia – Clarke and Dawe – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Allen Key, departmental head, IKEA. Source: Clarke and Dawe: Secondary issues facing Australia – Clarke and Dawe – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Malcolm Turnbull’s 5 Tips For Owning Your Own Home

By The Shovel on May 5, 2016 It seems like breaking into the property market is tougher than ever. But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes the Australian dream of owning your own place isn’t quite over yet. Here, he shares … Continue reading

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Turnbull v Abbott: only one will survive this election

There is no point in pussyfooting around. An election victory whereby Abbott remains capable of rallying his supporters and undermining Turnbull is no victory at all. Source: Turnbull v Abbott: only one will survive this election

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LNP plays gutter politics with Safe Schools – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The Safe Schools program currently at the centre of right-wing LNP angst was functioning throughout failed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s governance, yet not one voice was raised against it until Abbott was ousted, and Turnbull took his place. After capitulating … Continue reading

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Abbott and Credlin’s ‘destructive’ relationship led to downfall, says author | Australia news | The Guardian

‘The way they were trying to run the government was very destructive and led to their downfall,’ says Niki Savva, author of new book, The Road to Ruin Source: Abbott and Credlin’s ‘destructive’ relationship led to downfall, says author | … Continue reading

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Kevin Rudd v Tony Abbott: Who destabilised it better?

Destabilisation, leaks, leader against ex leader, awkward photos and calls for unity. No, not the Gillard government circa 2012 but the Turnbull government today. Source: Kevin Rudd v Tony Abbott: Who destabilised it better?

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Abbott’s big gamble | The Monthly

In the past 48 hours we seem to have been flooded with people desperate to compare Tony Abbott to Kevin Rudd. This is supposed to be an insult, a way of bringing home to Abbott just how gauche his undermining … Continue reading

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The slow-motion death of conservative politics

The disruption wreaked by Tony Abbott is an echo of the disruption that besets conservative parties worldwide. Source: The slow-motion death of conservative politics

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Turnbull Unveils New Cabinet (Ming Dynasty, Circa 1600)

By The Shovel on February 13, 2016 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull provided a sneak peek of his new cabinet to journalists today – a beautifully restored antiquity he bought at auction last week. Mr Turnbull told reporters it was time … Continue reading

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Labor senator Sam Dastyari claims 10 companies have taken control of Australian politics

Labor senator Sam Dastyari has warned there is something “fundamentally wrong and rotten” with Australia’s entire political system, claiming there are 10 huge companies with so much power and influence they have killed proper democratic process at the federal level … Continue reading

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Tea Party Opinions To Be Fast-Tracked Direct From US

Australians will no longer need to wait up to two years for bat-shit crazy ideas to hit our shores, with plans in place to fast-track Tea Party opinions to our living rooms just moments after they have been aired in … Continue reading

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Plebiscite To Determine Whether MPs Should Be Bound By Plebiscites

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved to end confusion about whether Liberal MPs will be bound by a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, announcing an extra plebiscite later this year to resolve the issue. The announcement comes after Tasmanian Senator Eric … Continue reading

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Bill Shorten Begins Year By Personally Writing To Each Of His Supporters – The Shovel

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Tony Abbott is in trouble because he never let the junkyard dog go : This week has proved that unlike his political hero, Churchill, the Australian prime minister did not grow once he had the power he scrapped and fought for

David Marr Tony Abbott has a memorable way of talking about himself as a dog. Years ago when he entered parliament he told the world he was keen to be a “junkyard dog savaging the other side”. He was, magnificently. … Continue reading

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