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news February 27, 2016
Inside Turnbull’s early election plan
As election timing starts to drive the economic agenda, Malcolm Turnbull is considering a high-stakes double-dissolution poll.
news February 13, 2016
The failed factional campaign to unseat Bronwyn Bishop
Having seen off myriad interventions and a plan to parachute Kate Carnell into her seat, Bronwyn Bishop is not going anywhere.
news February 20, 2016
Legal questions over Robb, Ruddock special envoy jobs
Doubts have emerged over the constitutional basis of the recent appointment of Philip Ruddock and Andrew Robb as special envoys.
news February 06, 2016
US request for more Iraq support wrongfooted Australia
A misfired directive from the US Defence Department led to the Australian government’s unusual public refusal to contribute more in Iraq.