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Politicians on the treadmill, going nowhere

Our leaders have abandoned the arts of listening and reflecting. Political life is nothing if not a buzz – all the hoopla of the campaign followed by a life of meetings, speeches, interviews, openings, launches, rallies, more meetings, more speeches. … Continue reading

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Josh Frydenberg’s steep learning curve

There’s an awful lot of misinformation about climate change sloshing around government ranks. “I feel as if my work is done,” said Greg Hunt last month on leaving the climate policy role that over nearly nine years, in opposition and … Continue reading

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