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MUNGO MacCALLUM.  And with one bound, our hero was free

Well, perhaps not completely; it will take more than one agile budget to loose Malcolm Turnbull from his self-imposed bondage, He remains chained hand and foot to the right over climate change and same sex marriage, and he cannot remove … Continue reading

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Ian McAuley. If the government wants price signals, it should stop supporting health insurance.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared the Medicare co-payment proposals “dead, buried and cremated”, but two related ideas behind it live on: Medicare is becoming “unaffordable” and our universal health system should morph into a program reserved for the poor. … Continue reading

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