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John Menadue. Royal commissions – partisan politics or public interest.

Australia has had a string of politically inspired and often useless royal commissions. The fiasco surrounding Dyson Heydon’s acceptance of an invitation to speak at a Liberal Party dinner made it even more likely that his enquiry into trade unions … Continue reading

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John Menadue The Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program – ’a dog’s breakfast.’

In an article in Eureka Street on 8 September, Fr Frank Brennan described the Royal Commission report into the HIP as a ‘dog’s breakfast’. He described the reasoning behind Mr Hanger’s conclusion on commonwealth responsibility as ‘bizarre’. He added that … Continue reading

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