Issue 17 November 2018
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|COVER STORY An election-winning policy: a development bank for Australia
Bill Shorten wants a development bank established to expand the infrastructure of the Pacific- island states. If either Scott Morrison or Mr Shorten announced a development bank to develop the Australian economy, he would romp home in the next federal election.
|VICTORIAN ELECTION The left gets ready to scream ‘haters!’
Ten organisations have penned an open letter to Victorian politicians “demanding that candidates and political parties do not divide Victorian communities with hate and fear this state election”.
|CANBERRA OBSERVED Nats fracas points up need for vigilance
Recent reports of “Neo-Nazis” allegedly invading the New South Wales branch of the Young Nationals came somewhat to a resolution with the resignation of the people concerned from the party.
|NATIONAL AFFAIRS Divisions undermine Morrison’s leadership
Just three months after replacing Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister and six months before the 2019 federal election, Scott Morrison is finding out how hard it is to be Prime Minister, presiding over a divided party room, and dealing with a vengeful predecessor and a resurgent opposition.