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Fifield soothes the histrionic copyright industry: don't worry, ridiculous laws will remain

Fifield soothes the histrionic copyright industry: don't worry, ridiculous laws will remain

Josh TaylorMay 26, 20162 Comments

The Productivity Commission suggested our copyright laws might be a smidge outdated. The copyright industry, as always, bugged out.

Rundle: the price of milk is the first real issue in this elitist sideshow election

Rundle: the price of milk is the first real issue in this elitist sideshow election

Guy RundleMay 26, 201629 Comments

Part of the reason why, to everyone's surprise, so much attention has suddenly turned to the price of milk, and the world that goes with it, is because it's one of the only things that feels real in this damn election.

Anti-choice advocates fail in latest attack on abortion rights

Sally WhyteMay 26, 20167 Comments

The latest attack on Victoria's abortion laws has failed, but anti-abortion activists have said the war is not over.

Mayne: why I am disclosing my campaign donors (and Andrews should too)

Mayne: why I am disclosing my campaign donors (and Andrews should too)

Stephen MayneMay 26, 20162 Comments

Australia's political disclosure laws are woefully inadequate.

<em>Crikey</em> Campaign Scorecard: Feeney and Barnaby are gaffe-happy

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: Feeney and Barnaby are gaffe-happy

David HenningMay 26, 20167 Comments

Malcolm gets the waters flowing while Bill is proud to be sorry.

Should we all move to Tassie?

Should we all move to Tassie?

Jason MurphyMay 26, 20167 Comments

The Tasmanian budget will be delivered today. Although it might have some good news in the short term, in the long term the Apple Isle's prospects don't look good.

First, do no financial harm: on exorbitant medical fees and pay disparity

First, do no financial harm: on exorbitant medical fees and pay disparity

Peter BrooksMay 26, 20165 Comments

Australia's health system creates "medical fee gaps", writes professorial fellow Peter Brooks.

Gloria Steinem’s ideas are feminism’s Paleo diet

Gloria Steinem’s ideas are feminism’s Paleo diet

Helen RazerMay 26, 20167 Comments

Steinem has nothing to say that has not already been amply said and she offers no program for genuine social re-organisation.

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: Libs fall into a black hole of their own making

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: Libs fall into a black hole of their own making

Joshua HarrisMay 25, 20162 Comments

ScoMo's "black hole" did not go down as well as he'd hoped. And Nick Xenophon is also in the crosshairs.

Seats to watch: Dobell and Robertson, the NSW marginals that could be do or die for Labor

Seats to watch: Dobell and Robertson, the NSW marginals that could be do or die for Labor

William BoweMay 25, 2016

The denizens of Dobell and Robertson have had a rough go of it in recent years, but they will be in for plenty of love this election campaign.