Bernard KeaneMar 23, 20171 Comment
It may not be much, but the government will get a deserved legislative win on its childcare package, funded by Family Tax Benefit cuts.
Bernard KeaneMar 21, 201732 Comments
Section 18C is a problematic section of the Racial Discrimination Act -- but changing it has little to do with free speech and everything to do with the sense of grievance of powerful white people.
Bernard KeaneMar 20, 201718 Comments
Australians are poor at respecting the right of their opponents to free speech -- on all sides.
Bernard KeaneMar 17, 201732 Comments
The reaction of journalists to innocuous comments by the new ACTU secretary reflect a poor understanding of what the law actually is.
Bernard KeaneMar 16, 201735 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull put some old skills to good use yesterday - but his Snowy Hydro proposal will never happen.
Bernard KeaneMar 15, 201743 Comments
We're abandoning good policymaking in Australia and parasites like the mining industry are to blame.
Bernard KeaneMar 15, 20178 Comments
Unbowed by the census debacle, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is still threatening to prosecute people who don't hand over private information.
Mar 14, 20172 Comments
The Liberal Party's financial fortunes have slumped as falling donations bite into the party's capacity to fight federal and state elections, Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.
Bernard KeaneMar 14, 201728 Comments
Allowing access to super to improve housing affordability is bad policy that takes away the one good thing we're doing for younger Australians to hand yet another win to older Australians.