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They would have us living as hunter-gatherers scrambling for survival on the forest floor.

Barnaby Joyce’s riposte to The Greens’ push for rural votes

Because we knew it was the most strategic

Sydney Uni Vice Chancellor Michael Spence explains why he wants to sack staff based on his arbitrary research output test

Twelve or 18 months ago I did cite Rupert Murdoch as being a role model and say I’d stay in [parliament] to 2024 to catch up with his age. But I’ve watched his progress in the last 18 months and I’ve decided I changed my mind. So here I am.

Bob Brown on his retirement

My background makes me a very different Green but I have experience in small business, markets and global finance I could bring.

Peter Whish-Wilson, who has nominated to take Bob Brown’s Senate spot for The Greens

Blokes dominate most areas of human endeavour because Nature equipped them with something called testosterone. That was part of Nature’s grand design to enable men to be stronger, more fearless and more determined than their sisters.

LNP adviser Max Tomlinson in a sexist spray emailed to feminist academic Dr Carole Ford


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