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James Panichi

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23 Apr 2019
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A century after the one-time attorney-general’s legislation was shot down by the Privy Council, Australia’s new criminal cartel law is up and running.

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9 Jan 2014
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IT isn’t often that Australia rates a mention in the European Union’s corridors of power. And that’s no bad thing: the long-running diplomatic stoushes with Canberra over agriculture and market access are seen here as water under the bridge. No news is definitely good news....

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15 Jul 2013
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YOU’LL be familiar with the narrative. Lobbyists are quietly pulling all the strings in the political world. Deals are done behind closed doors, suspicious men in dark suits lurk in the corridors of power, and vested interests throw money at political parties to buy the...

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4 Dec 2008
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IN his short career in the Senate, Luigi Pallaro achieved the impossible: he brought together Italy’s ideologically irreconcilable political parties. When it came to expressing its contempt for the new senator, the Roman establishment set aside deep differences and spoke with one voice: the guy...

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29 Oct 2007
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Forget about releasing new state and commonwealth land. If we want to get serious about housing affordability, maybe it's time to re-think stamp duty, so that you pay it when you sell the house rather than when you buy it. Better still: why not stamp...

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