Stephen MayneApr 20, 20161 Comment
Why on Earth can't the federal parties initiate at least some basic campaign finance reforms?
Bernard KeaneApr 4, 20164 Comments
State governments in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia all lead their oppositions in the latest state polling figures from Essential Report.
Stephen MayneMar 9, 2016
The upside of this controversy will be an increase in council transparency.
Stephen MayneFeb 22, 201610 Comments
Kevin Andrews' retirement from his safe Liberal seat, Menzies, would benefit his own party.
Stephen MayneFeb 18, 20163 Comments
The upshots of the Victorian government's rate-capping exercise.
Myriam RobinJan 13, 20167 Comments
Most voters seem pretty content with their current state leaders, according to Essential.
Stephen MayneDec 21, 201514 Comments
Like Jeff Kennett's before him, Mike Baird's council amalgamation is a wise move.
CrikeyDec 15, 20151 Comment
Auditor-general's report damns Tony's infrastructure handout.
CrikeyDec 14, 20156 Comments
Open-cut mines turned into beautiful lakes, what could be wrong with that? Freelance writer Tom Doig is sure the citizens of the valley 500 years in the future will enjoy them.
Stephen MayneDec 10, 20157 Comments
Crikey can exclusively reveal the Lend Lease-led consortium offered a rail alignment to both the Napthine Coalition government and the Andrews Labor government as part of the East West project, but was secretly rebuffed by both.