Apr 24, 20083 Comments
Despite signalling a willingness to pursue a "root and branch" review of the taxation system, the PM pre-emptively ruled out reconsidering the GST rate, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 24, 200814 Comments
The Olympic Torch Relay got underway in Canberra this morning amid massive security and a major display of Chinese nationalism, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 23, 20081 Comment
Suddenly Peter Costello is talking, after months of near-total silence. In a good cause, naturally – his own, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 23, 200817 Comments
The Olympic Torch is currently resting comfortably in a Canberra hotel after its flight from Jakarta, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 23, 2008
Media Monitor’s Top 20 this week has Brendan Nelson managing a bare third of Kevin Rudd's media mentions, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 22, 200819 Comments
The looming Costello memoir doesn't signal a political end for the Liberal Hamlet, writes Bernard keane.
Apr 22, 2008
The Opposition will today challenge Kevin Rudd to walk the walk on gambling by banning pay-TV gambling services, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 21, 20083 Comments
Maxine McKew caused consternation when she looked through proposals from the 2020 Governance stream and asked where the Big Idea was. But she was right, reports Bernard Keane.
Apr 21, 200822 Comments
Kevin Rudd got two very useful things out of the 2020 Summit, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 21, 20085 Comments
Suppose they gave a talkfest, and nobody was allowed to talk? Bernard Keane goes 2020.