keywords: Peter Costello

  • AUSTRALIA

    Nuclear Expansion: politics and deeper issues

    • Paul Osborne
    • 29 May 2006
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    Paul Osborne asks:  Should we export uranium at all? Should we lock up the reserves and declare Australia nuclear free - setting an example to the rest of the world? What is Australia's moral responsibility when a country suddenly turns around and wants to use material from nuclear processes, fuelled by Australian uranium, for weapons?

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  • AUSTRALIA

    How far have you come, baby?

    • Sara Dowse
    • 14 May 2006

    Despite some gains, no one can really question that, as a group, women have been and still are discriminated against by the mere fact of being women.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Far canal

    • Brian Matthews
    • 14 May 2006

    Pundits who were left gasping by the announcements of Colin (‘Cry me a river’) Barnett  would have been less surprised if they’d read the last issue of the Okotsk Institute Journal of Research into Inexplicable Public Behaviours.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A budget for the ages

    • Francis Sullivan
    • 14 May 2006

    Mixed signals lead one to wonder whether the Commonwealth is pulling back from shouldering its share of the cost of aged care.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Long odds

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    John Howard has done more than enough to deserve to lose the next election by a wide margin. The polls indicate that he probably will. Yet he remains a slight favourite in the betting.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Affordable for whom?

    • Don Gazzard
    • 11 May 2006

    Don Gazzard wonders about the state of Australian real-estate pricing

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Shades of grey

    • Jack Waterford
    • 10 May 2006

    Most of the election so far has proven to be a referendum on whether we could endure having John Howard back.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Time to make history

    • Jack Waterford
    • 30 April 2006

    Has John Howard ever been so much in charge of affairs?  He has a complete ascendency over a defeated, demoralised and directionless Opposition.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    One more time around

    • Brian Matthews
    • 20 April 2006

    Is it just me, or is it always a bit strange at the start of another year? As if you can feel the earth and the sky and the ambience of things shifting wearily into another gear with a here-we-go-again crunching of cosmic cogs.

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