With a chance to convey his vision for Australia in a set-piece speech, Bill Shorten failed to deliver.READ MORE
The ABC is pitting ABC staff members against each other to defend their jobs in a completely unfun version of musical chairs. The union says that is both cruel and unusual — and that there is a better way.READ MORE
Yes, “the personal is political”, but your feelings on goat’s cheese or yoga do nothing to inform the real ABC debate.READ MORE
Weakening growth won’t shift the Reserve Bank’s thinking on interest rates as much as the strength of the dollar and how the Chinese property market fares, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.READ MORE
Crikey Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss asks professional image consultants what to make of “Dan” Andrews and Denis Napthine.READ MORE
Mike Baird has been making infrastructure promises by the truckfull to the voters of NSW — with some rather sinister-sounding consequences thrown in if they happen to vote Labor.READ MORE
The result of Saturday’s Victorian election is all but known for the Liberals — they are likely to be thrown out. But some independents are throwing a spanner in the works for Labor.READ MORE
Cabcharge AGMs tend to attract aggressive taxi industry operators who behave in ways that would make Travis Bickle blush. So yesterday’s full-frontal assault on rival company Uber was of little surprise.READ MORE
WHAT WAS SAID:
"We are not ruling in or out different options that might be available to the government..."
"We've learned that promising anything could come back to bite us, so we're not doing it. "