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Jack Waterford

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2 Oct 2008
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The fact that something needs to be done doesn't mean that this was the right thing, writes JACK WATERFORD

“THIS is a huge cow patty with a piece of marshmallow stuck in the middle of it, and I am not going to eat...

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18 Sep 2008
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MALCOLM TURNBULL has all it takes to be a great, and ultimately successful, leader of the Liberal Party. He has ambition and drive. He has a tremendous ego - fancy him calling the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, vain - but also a considerable capacity to...

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30 Jul 2008
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YESTERDAY’S ministerial announcement of key changes in the processing of refugees and illegal entrants represents an important, if cautious, “row back” on the Howard government’s punitive immigration approach to unwanted migrants.

But does it really foreshadow a cultural shift in the actual implementation of...

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10 Jul 2008
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The new Murray-Darling management structure is set to fail, writes JACK WATERFORD.

EVERYONE “knows” why the Murray-Darling river management has been such a mess. The basin runs through four states and a territory, each with its own local interests, not least in irrigation...

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10 Jul 2007
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Loyalty versus the public interest: JACK WATERFORD looks at where the balance lies

ALLAN Kessing’s only chance, before the courts on charges of breaching the Commonwealth Crimes Act for leaking a Customs report, lay in his denial that he had leaked it at...

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