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.
Texts can help rural heart patients: study
An Australian study found linking rural hospitals to specialist coronary nurses reduced cases of a serious type of heart attack being missed.
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.
Even the supposedly safest of seats isn’t safe from a candidate willing to put in the hard yards in the community they represent.
This election had many lessons to bestow — not least upon the national media, which needs to take on board the message from the electorate: gotchas be gone.
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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‘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.
Hated by the right, a cowed ABC is now killing off its support in the centre
The national broadcaster is hurting itself and losing its hard-earned trust by caving in to pressure from the Coalition and News Corp.
Nine publishes a tribute to Morrison the little-known feminist. But who wrote it?
A glowing tribute to the PM in the SMH is everything his publicity team could dream for. But who exactly is its author, Karen Harrington?
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.
American law is now hurtling towards apartheid for women
A leaked US Supreme Court decision on abortion would make women second-class citizens.
Why did the Morrison government so badly handle the pandemic? Because it favoured party mates over public servants
The shocking and often fatal consequences of the prime minister’s mishandling of the COVID plague is mind-boggling.
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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