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MUNGO MacCALLUM. This is not the way it was meant to be.

  In a singularly petulant and graceless speech in the early hours after election night, Malcolm Turnbull said he thought he would be returned to government. His surly but defiant supporters – those of them who had not already gone … Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. A hung parliament could be a good thing.

  We have been warned time and time again about hung parliaments and the chaos that follows. The media which is so often more concerned about politics and personalities than good governance, joins in the chorus about the risks of … Continue reading

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Was the ‘hung parliament’ all that bad? John Menadue

We have been told many times since the 2010 election that the hung parliament was an abomination, it wouldn’t work and that it wouldn’t last. Denied government after the last election, the Coalition tried to make the government as well … Continue reading

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