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Somyurek scandal shows need for watchdogs with teeth

When police announced in October that they were dropping an investigation of Victorian Labor MPs over the "red shirts" affair, in which $388,000 of...

At the time O’Brien’s remark might have been dismissed as partisanship.

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But with this week’s revelations by this newspaper regarding the conduct of cabinet minister Adem Somyurek and others in his circle, it is clear that significant figures in the…

To those who shrug off branch stacking as part of the rough-and-tumble of Australian politics, we say that and the other conduct described in our reporting are…

The alternative is…

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