According to Greens candidate for Higgins, Jason Ball, the signs are linked to the Liberal party’s promise to oppose changes to negative gearing. The posters are printed on agency signs, including for Ray White and Kay & Burton, and in tiny print at the bottom are authorisations to comply with electoral advertising rules.

"They are not even trying to hide the conflict of interest here.

“Clearly managers are going to come under pressure when you go up against a big corporate entity, especially when that entity is an advertiser. There’s going to be pressure, but in the old days, when I was an editor, we’d stand up against that pressure and say ‘if they go, I go’.

Axed Fairfax journalist Michael West to launch own investigative journalism website - Mumbrella

The government is taking money from welfare and giving it to job agencies whose only real purpose appears to be to whip those on welfare while holding them up as examples of “bad citizens” — the task is obviously not to find them jobs.  So then, the job network system serves a purpose for those pushing the anti-welfare ideology - while it belittles and punishes it also serves as a platform on which to anchor their divisive deserving/undeserving narrative – however, all of this begs the…

The Budget papers reveal an Australian economy in much worse shape than it was under Labor. Alan Austin unpicks the data.

As New Matilda reported last year, AECOM was not only responsible for the EIS, but also has deep commercial interests in the development of the WestConnex project. By October last year, it had been awarded more than $33 million worth of engineering contracts including for the Stage Three tunnel linking the M4 East and New M5 tollways, for which there is as yet no EIS.

In the state of NSW in Australia you can now be imprisoned interrogated and/or banned from any given area or event based on police suspicion only no charge or conviction is required

A major bank is helping to foot the bill for a glitzy pre-election political fundraiser to be fronted by Treasurer Scott Morrison and his deputy Kelly O'Dwyer.

A major bank is helping to foot the bill for a glitzy pre-election political fundraiser to be fronted by Treasurer Scott Morrison and his deputy Kelly O'Dwyer.

Australia's second-richest parliamentarian, Malcolm Turnbull, has a direct financial interest in what could be the biggest property deal of the year.

Malcolm Turnbull is investor in biggest commercial property deal of the year - ACT chief minister Andrew Barr has written a strongly-worded letter to Malcolm Turnbull.

I wonder if the taxpayer will ever see the report they paid for into Lawler’s behaviour, or if we will ever know the details of the negotiations surrounding his resignation with Michaela Cash’s office. Cash is of course a factional ally of her predecessor Eric Abetz, someone who was reportedly very close to Jackson.

The embattled Royal Commission into Trade Unions has seen its Counsel Assisting Jeremy Stoljar QC realise his submission into the HSU, reviving questions around the C.

The chief executive of Sydney’s Star casino thinks it ‘would make no sense at all’ to include the venue in the city’s lockout laws.

Entertainment group’s chief executive says The Star has not benefited from the controversial laws and provides for ‘a very different crowd of people’

The resignation of Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash's chief of staff Alastair Furnival following revelations of his involvement in a company lobbying for food companies should not be the end of the story.

Nash fails in smoking, alcohol and now food labelling

Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein Wilson, who has served as human rights commissioner for two years of his five-year term, will seek preselection in seat now held by Andrew Robb

Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein

Tim Wilson resigns to seek Liberal preselection for seat of Goldstein Wilson, who has served as human rights commissioner for two years of his five-year term, will seek preselection in seat now held by Andrew Robb


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