Can reality TV stars be politicians in Australia? Survivor star King George thinks so

Can reality TV stars be politicians in Australia? Survivor star King George thinks so

Known on the show as the king of Bankstown,George Mladenov was the first back-room political operative on Australian Survivor. Now he’s considering getting back on the hustings.

  • byJordan Baker

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Dutton’s climate politics put our children’s future at risk

Dutton’s climate politics put our children’s future at risk

What appears forgotten in this latest version of Australia’s climate wars is the reason why our planet cannot be allowed to pass 1.5 degrees of warming. At 1.5 degrees we trigger a domino event where a warming planet reinforces further warming that is irreversible.

‘Charlatan’? Aussie politicians are #%!* when it comes to insults

‘Charlatan’? Aussie politicians are #%!* when it comes to insults

Given the predicament our nation is in,it would be reassuring to know our leaders were at the top of their game. Judging by the quality of their insults,we’re in deep trouble.

  • byMichelle Cazzulino
Charlatan,opportunist,climate change denialist:Keating unloads on Dutton

Charlatan,opportunist,climate change denialist:Keating unloads on Dutton

Keating issued his statement the same day that Nationals leader David Littleproud said teal MPs were “dripping with self-righteous sanctimony”.

  • byNatassia Chrysanthos
Keating is still going postal
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Keating is still going postal

Your brickbat’s in the mail.

Sydney has a date with density. I asked a gold medal architect how we get it right

Sydney has a date with density. I asked a gold medal architect how we get it right

When it comes to urban planning,award-winning architect Philip Thalis says the harbour city has been failed by all tiers of government,and for a very long time.

  • byPeter FitzSimons
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A lesson from the van Gogh of treasurers

A lesson from the van Gogh of treasurers

This column by former SMH journalist and columnist Alan Ramsey about former Treasurer Paul Keating was first published on December 26,1987.

  • byAlan Ramsey
Paul Keating’s apprentice is painting a vastly differently portrait of Australia

Paul Keating’s apprentice is painting a vastly differently portrait of Australia

If Jim Chalmers can deliver on his big picture,Australia will win on a global scale. If not,the title of Christopher Malouf’s Archibald Prize portrait will be vindicated.

  • byPeter Hartcher
Is a Future Made in Australia a good idea or a bad one? Maybe a bit of both

Is a Future Made in Australia a good idea or a bad one? Maybe a bit of both

Why would Anthony Albanese and his smart economists,Jim Chalmers and Chris Bowen,want to reverse the bipartisan policy of the past 40 years and take us back to the future?

  • byRoss Gittins
Violence crisis demands urgent response

Violence crisis demands urgent response

Violence against women is under focus yet again – something that never seems to change.

How four pillars on the Kokoda Track will change Albanese forever
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How four pillars on the Kokoda Track will change Albanese forever

When Prime Minister Anthony Albanese lurches out of the PNG jungle at Isurava shrine,four words will be etched on his psyche.

  • byPeter FitzSimons