Bernard KeaneSep 15, 201610 Comments
It's ugly, and involves a broken promise and a cave-in, but Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have finally delivered on the economic reform they promised.
Bernard KeaneSep 15, 20168 Comments
Pauline Hanson wants immigration halted so we can look after the sick and the old. Except immigrants look after the sick and the old ...
Bernard KeaneSep 14, 20166 Comments
In setting up offshore processing centres, the Department of Immigration broke virtually every rule in public service procurement -- with Transfield always emerging the winner
Bernard KeaneSep 14, 201613 Comments
One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts peddled some of the core myths of anti-Semitism in his first speech to the Senate.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20165 Comments
The Australian National Audit Office has slammed the way successive governments established the Manus Island and Nauru detention facilities, finding major problems in the way the Department of Immigration tendered for them.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20162 Comments
A new survey shows the extent of harassment and ill-treatment of women in the tech sector, which is struggling to retain female employees.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 201615 Comments
The impression is that Malcolm Turnbull lacks an agenda and is bossed around by the right of his party. The last 24 hours has done nothing to dispel that.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20164 Comments
In today's Essential Report, voters want political donations confined to themselves, and the Prime Minister records his lowest ever approval rating.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 201617 Comments
The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 20165 Comments
If parties are serious about improving political donations disclosure, there are some cost-free options for them. But one side brings extraordinary hypocrisy to the whole debate.