When will the Liberals work out how toxic Barnaby Joyce really is?
Does Barnaby Joyce accept any responsibility for the catastrophe that befell the Morrison government? No more than he accepts responsibility for anything else.
No more Mr Nice Guy. Labor must pulverise the Coalition on debt and waste for evah
Anthony Albanese and his team must prepare to play as dirty as the other side did — or they’ll be single-term losers in three years.
Contempt for metropolitan Australians a dangerous move for political parties
While both major parties treated urban Australians with a degree of disdain, it was the conservatives who paid the highest price for it this time around.
Far-right populist party vote flatlines despite fears of growing support during pandemic
Despite fears that a backlash to COVID-19 restrictions would bolster their support, Australia’s right-wing populist minor parties hit a ceiling.
After nine long years of neglect, Australia declares South-East Asia can rely on us again
But our regional neighbours will want more than words. This is a pivotal point and what comes now will be watched and judged closely.
Lyn Dawson had ‘grapefruit-sized bruise’
The wife of Chris Dawson was seen distressed with a grapefruit-sized bruise on her thigh soon before she disappeared, a court has heard.
Electioncast: What are the big stories out of the 2022 federal election?
The 2022 federal election was about change: a change of government by a changing electorate, and a change in what is possible in politics.
This election, the nation repudiated those wishing to drag the nation downhill towards the corrosive effects of US-style Trumpism. But we must remain on guard.
Nothing will stop men with guns murdering innocents unless women — particularly Republican women — say enough is enough.
A biography of bullshit: some of the greatest lies in history
In this week spent highlighting the lies and falsehoods of our current prime minister, we need to remember that, in historical terms, he’s an amateur.
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Is the 2022 election result the beginning of the end for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation?
The party’s decision to run candidates in almost all House of Representatives seats has hidden a swing against it.
Twitter is a swamp — but it fills a media void and swelled the green, teal wave
The platform isn’t always a pleasant place, but it challenges mainstream media and gives citizen journalists like Ronni Salt an influential voice.
‘It was vitriolic; it was nasty’: Holmes à Court on News Corp, the Coalition’s PR team
Climate 200 founder Simon Holmes à Court speaks to David Hardaker about the teal independents, the Murdoch machine, and the state of Australian democracy.
A ‘WHO Pandemic Treaty’ conspiracy theory is the freedom movement’s last-minute scare campaign
In the election’s dying days, politicians courting the freedom movement have leaned heavily on a conspiracy theory about a WHO pandemic treaty.
Should NDIS funding and reform be an election issue? Richard Hamon’s story leaves little doubt of the answer
Instead of the NDIS making life easier for Australians with disabilities, its stalling and haggling over funds create emotional and physical distress.
Mental health a sticking issue in marginal seats hit by fires, floods and the pandemic
Psychological help services are a major concern for the marginal seat of Gilmore, following a cluster of suicides after the region was devastated by environmental catastrophes.
Climate is being ignored, especially by the ABC — and the loudest voice is of denialists
Data from Isentia shows that climate change has so far been missing in action in the coverage of most media outlets throughout the election campaign.
Enraged, humiliated Taylor looks to block closures of coal-fired plants
Angus Taylor wants to prevent owners of coal-fired power plants from bringing forward their closures, with new rules dictating how companies will operate up to five years ahead.
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