Daily Telegraph Tag

29 Oct Bid to end wacky uni research

Jack Houghton -- Daily Telegraph -- 29 October 2018 Millions of tax dollars allocated for "wacky" research projects has prompted a call for greater government oversight in the grants process. Former education minister Simon Birmingham was forced to step in and ban 11 projects from being funded...

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01 Jun Move with the times

James Paterson -- Daily Telegraph -- 1 June, 2018   The emergence of the gig economy has provided enormous benefits to millions of Australians - but this transformative 21st-century industry is now under attack from a collection of unionists and far-left politicians. The latest threat comes from Greens...

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13 Oct Big nanny is coming for your cheap drink

James Paterson -- Daily Telegraph -- 13 October 2017   Australia’s public health industry is once again pushing a nanny state agenda that will hurt low income Australians already struggling with cost of living pressures. The latest initiative, proposed at the Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Melbourne last...

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17 Aug An insult to back away from vow

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently mused over his decision while in power to give up on repealing Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. This makes it unlawful to “offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate” on the basis of “race, colour or national or ethnic origin”. Critics,...

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