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In a league of their own: no one saw the glaring conflict in recruiting Police Commissioner

Alexandra Smith
Alexandra Smith

The most alarming point about the doomed plan to appoint the NSW Police Commissioner to rugby league’s national body is that none of the central figures saw there was a problem.

Expect more ruck and maul from Craig Kelly, Liberal breakaway

John Hewson
John Hewson

The maverick Liberal’s political future is unlikely to last long now that he’s left the party, but it could be long enough to make trouble for Scott Morrison.

JobSeeker thousands need government to do the right thing

The Herald's View
The Herald's View

While welcome, an increase in payments of about $3.50 a day is barely going to make a dent in unemployment figures.

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McCormick Australia workers have gone on strike.

Maccas sauce makers go on strike as pay talks sour

Workers at McCormick Australia, which also makes KFC gravy and Aeroplane Jelly, have been negotiating with their employer for a pay rise for more than four years.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
More women have come forward with allegations of sexual assault and harassment by the same man Brittany Higgins said raped her in Parliament House.

‘Little support’: Survey found sexual harassment and bullying widespread in political offices

A survey of federal political offices found sexual abuse and bullying were widespread but nearly two-thirds of staffers feared for their careers if they reported it.

  • by Katina Curtis and Anthony Galloway

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