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Bernard Keane — Politics Editor

Bernard Keane

Politics Editor

Bernard Keane is Crikey’s political editor. Before that he was Crikey’s Canberra press gallery correspondent, covering politics, national security and economics.

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Horror budgets: a dummy's guide

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 10, 200811 Comments

Properly managed, a horror Budget can both burnish a new Government’s economic credentials and boost its public standing, writes Bernard Keane.

Dr Nelson: Last ever leader of the Liberal Party?

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 10, 20083 Comments

Brendan Nelson – now officially "embattled" – appears to have seized on a Liberal-National merger as a lifeline, writes Bernard Keane.

This razor gang might just be a cut above the rest

Bernard Keane writes:Mar 7, 20081 Comment

The warning that carers’ bonuses may be scrapped in the Budget is only the first of what are likely to be a number of razor slash stories between now and Budget night, writes Bernard Keane.

Mr Howard goes to Washington

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 7, 200834 Comments

John Howard has had to retreat to the United States to defend his record, writes Bernard Keane.

Pollie bludgers: Should they stay or should they go?

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 6, 20087 Comments

Vaile of Arabia isn’t going anywhere, but what about the rest of the Government-in-exile? asks Bernard Keane.

Fly away Peter?

Bernard Keane writes:Mar 6, 20084 Comments

Is there room for another McKew-style glamour candidate to snare an upset win in Higgins? asks Bernard Keane.

Housing affordability: when summits do good

Bernard Keane writes:Mar 5, 20081 Comment

Having mocked Labor’s penchant for summits as a stunt-based approach to government, it is important to acknowledge where summits have actually yielded something worthwhile, writes Bernard Keane.

Vaile of Arabia deserts the Opposition

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 5, 20086 Comments

It seems the National Party’s contempt for basic standards of political decency lives on, especially in Mark Vaile, writes Bernard Keane.

Let's hope the RBA remembers Keating's recession

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 5, 20083 Comments

What’s to stop the Reserve Bank repeating the mistake of nearly twenty years ago? Bernard Keane writes.

Campaign donations: time the public paid for politics

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Mar 4, 20087 Comments

There's one way to fix the political donations mess: end them, writes Bernard Keane.

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