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Fringe Review: Abbott! The Musical

Fringe Review: Abbott! The Musical

Abbott! The Musical. The very name brings a wry smile to your lips. After all what could be better than political satire about Australia’s most gaffe prone and incompetent Prime Minister in decades set to music. ASHLEIGH PISANI reviews.

Malcolm Turnbull is no progressive saviour

Malcolm Turnbull is no progressive saviour

Australian progressives rejoiced on Monday night at the downfall of the ultra-conservative Tony Abbott and welcomed the elevation of his small l liberal replacement. But in reality, nothing of any substance has changed, writes ASHLEIGH PISANI.

Why has Australia had 5 PMs in less than a decade?

Why has Australia had 5 PMs in less than a decade?

Australia has had five PMs in less than a decade, leading to serious questions about how the Australian public view and criticise their elected representatives, TOM EDWARDS writes.

Seeing the positives in Tony Abbott’s tenure

Seeing the positives in Tony Abbott’s tenure

As the era of Tony Abbott’s Government comes to close, the former Prime Minister has left a legacy of uniting disenfranchised youth who joined together in their collective distain for his ultra conservative policies, MELVIN GONZALEZ writes

‘Not in our name’, protesters reject Abbott’s first budget

‘Not in our name’, protesters reject Abbott’s first budget

An estimated 6000 people swept through the streets of Adelaide on Sunday as part of the ‘March in May’ rally protesting against the savage cuts announced in the 2014 Federal Budget, ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Budget 2014: What does it mean for young people?

Budget 2014: What does it mean for young people?

With the announcement of the Coalition’s first Federal Budget, young people have been one of the hardest hit, with education and employment services facing severe cuts BROOKE PETERSEN reports.

Federal Budget 2014: Deficit tax and Commission of Audit reveals ruthless spending cuts

Federal Budget 2014: Deficit tax and Commission of Audit reveals ruthless spending cuts

In the lead up to the release of the 2014 Federal Budget, the Abbott Government has announced a new deficit tax and released their Commission of Audit report which outlines dramatic spending cuts that disproportionately target the most vulnerable, ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Greens Senator condemns proposed changes to Racial Discrimination Act

Greens Senator condemns proposed changes to Racial Discrimination Act

Australian Greens Senator Penny Wright has condemned the Abbott Government over its proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, labelling them an opening for hate-speech TOM SYRMAS reports.

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

It’s not about gender, they say, it’s about merit. However, that argument is as disingenuous as it is plainly untrue for many reasons. ASHLEIGH PISANI voices her opinion on the constitution of the Federal Cabinet.

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

New PM Tony Abbott has announced the line up for Cabinet – but it seems a little unbalanced in gender representation. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.