Josh TaylorMay 6, 2016
But Lyle Shelton is still not happy.
May 6, 20162 Comments
On the cusp of an election, the economy is wobbling badly indeed, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.
Bernard KeaneMay 6, 20168 Comments
The government ends the current parliamentary term having been unable to capitalise on its incumbency, and facing the same fate as that of Tony Abbott -- squandering its opportunity.
May 6, 20161 Comment
Norfolk Island was once considered "Hell in the Pacific", writes historian Luke Miller. Which sounds like a solution to the government's asylum seeker problem.
Guy RundleMay 6, 20164 Comments
We will now commit to a nine-week election campaign, with the major media eager to co-operate in it. Four weeks in, it will be tedious. By late June it will be intolerable.
Josh TaylorMay 6, 20161 Comment
The government has appointed three new Human Rights Commissioners, which sounds good, except the commission doesn't have the money for all three.
Bernard KeaneMay 5, 20169 Comments
Bill Shorten has delivered his budget reply, with the Prime Minister set to head to Yarralumla to launch the 2016 election within days.
Sally WhyteMay 5, 2016
It's not a happy tale. But it is a hell of a lot of on-water matters for a government not keen to speak about them.
Josh TaylorMay 5, 20164 Comments
Bronwyn went out with a bang, others with a whimper: Crikey's highlights of the parliamentary valedictory speeches.