Bernard KeaneOct 20, 201615 Comments
The stoush between Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott is now out in the open after Turnbull rejected Abbott's version of events on the guns deal.
Bernard KeaneOct 20, 20167 Comments
One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts is using estimates hearings to pursue imported conspiracy theories.
Bernard KeaneOct 19, 20163 Comments
WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party materials has prompted the Ecuadorean government to shut off Julian Assange's internet access.
Bernard KeaneOct 19, 201619 Comments
Is there nothing the Coalition can't manage to completely stuff up?
Bernard KeaneOct 19, 20165 Comments
Restoring the ABCC should lead to improved safety in the construction industry, right? Except last time, it oversaw a rise in construction industry deaths.
Bernard KeaneOct 18, 20166 Comments
This week's Essential Report shows that there is little confidence in the ability of the Turnbull government to deliver -- and voters now want a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage.
Bernard KeaneOct 18, 201622 Comments
LGBTI refugees should be sent to another country by PNG, says the head of Immigration, but it's nothing to do with Australia. And the real victims of offshore processing are bureaucrats hurt by criticism.
Bernard KeaneOct 17, 2016
In the wake of Crikey revealing a mammoth budget blowout for the Immigration Department, bureaucrats have admitted to a large error in its annual report.
Bernard KeaneOct 17, 201610 Comments
Justin Gleeson has provided yet more damning evidence of how bureaucrats failed to consult him on a direction affecting him. And George Brandis has gotten the law wrong yet again.
Bernard KeaneOct 14, 201610 Comments
Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has confirmed the lack of consultation behind the Attorney-General's direction restricting access to him in Senate committee hearings today.