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04 Apr MPs flay China for outbreak ‘cover-up’

Ellen Whinnett - The Daily Telegraph - Saturday 04 April Exclusive: Australian Parliamentarians have launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese Communist Party, warning of economic consequences and saying it would not be allowed to escape responsibility for the coronavirus. Several MPs warned there would be a...

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06 Mar No need to bail out bloated unis

John Roskam - The AFR - Thursday 06 March 2020 Australian universities should not get a cent of any federal government bailout program or stimulus package in the wake of the coronavirus. Over the past decade universities have privatised the profits from the fees paid by overseas...

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05 Mar State serves up a lawyers’ picnic

Chris Merritt - The Australian - Thursday 05 March The threat to the national economy from excessive litigation has prompted the federal government to launch an inquiry into Victoria’s move to encourage class actions by allowing lawyers to charge US-style contingency fees. The inquiry, unveiled on Wednesday,...

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02 Mar How we defied the WHO on Coronavirus

Peter Hartcher - The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 29 February 2020 Was Australia about to put the cash flow of its universities ahead of the peoples' health in the middle of a pandemic? Was the Morrison government about to bungle the coronavirus response as badly...

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28 Feb New auditor every decade plan

Michael Roddan - The Australian - Friday 28 February 2020 Corporations would be forced to tender contracts for an external auditor every 10 years under proposals outlined by a bipartisan parliamentary committee, which has called on the Morrison government to make digital financial reporting “standard practice”...

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