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John Menadue. Liberal Party misuse of Royal Commissions.

Dyson Heydon is in the news again.  Several weeks ago he appeared to question the credibility of Bill Shorten as a witness before the Trade Union Royal Commission. He also had unusual things to say about the credibility of Julia … Continue reading

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John Howard on political Royal Commissions.

Last September John Howard said ‘I am uneasy about the idea of having Royal Commissions or enquiries into essentially a political decision. … I don’t think you should ever begin to go down the American path of using the law … Continue reading

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