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Australia’s biggest ever financial scam unfolded in plain sight

The biggest financial swindle in Australian history was not masterminded by a smooth-talking shyster in silk tie and fancy loafers. It didn’t involve complex money shifting to the Bahamas, the establishment of sham companies or falsified documents. By Jessica Irvine. Illustration: John Shakespeare The biggest financial scam ever perpetrated against […]

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Deal on Murray Darling Basin Plan could make history for Indigenous water rights

On Monday night the Labor Party agreed to a federal government policy package intended to ensure the survival of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. By Sue Jackson , Professor, ARC Future Fellow, Griffith University The proposed amendments to the plan, and the complex technical details of water allocation, have been heavily scrutinised […]