Mike Seccombe
is The Saturday Paper's national correspondent.

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opinion March 08, 2014

Big Tobacco’s plan to stub out plain packaging

“At least one claim made by Philip Morris is true: the company is bigger than Uruguay ... Australia, with an economy 15 times bigger, had the means to meet Big Tobacco’s challenge. ”

news March 08, 2014

Shoppies boss Joe de Bruyn bows out

A union stalwart stands down but his conservative views continue to influence Australian social policy.

news February 28, 2014

Biennale of Sydney patron Luca Belgiorno-Nettis under fire

The Biennale of Sydney and long-time arts benefactor Luca Belgiorno-Nettis are embroiled in a controversy not of their own making, and the event hasn’t even started.