November 12, 2008 5 Comments
David Epstein’s appointment as Qantas’s General Manager of Government and Corporate Affairs perfectly demonstrates the hole in the Government Lobbyist Register and Code of Conduct, writes Bernard Keane.
November 11, 2008 9 Comments
The opposition bags the government over fundraising, but stays conspicuously silent on other accoutability issues, writes Bernard Keane.
November 11, 2008 3 Comments
Liberals have this hang up about voluntary student unionism. The your ones especially so, writes Bernard Keane.
November 10, 2008 2 Comments
Energie Future has applied for licences to explore for coal deposits to use in a gasification project that would involve the deposits being set alight to produce gas, writes Bernard Keane.
November 10, 2008 28 Comments
When it comes to rent-seeking, everyone is a strategic industry, writes Bernard Keane.
November 10, 2008 11 Comments
The target of the Government’s keyword tactic is the voter who probably doesn’t read a newspaper, writes Bernard Keane.
November 7, 2008 1 Comment
The House of Representatives petitions committee, which could be used by the Opposition as a sort of mini-Estimates process if they had their wits about them, writes Bernard Keane.
November 7, 2008 19 Comments
Successive governments have failed to think long-term about the provision of childcare for Australians. It’s time the Rudd Government corrected that failure, writes Bernard Keane.
November 7, 2008 12 Comments
Perhaps the Prime Minister misspoke, and that’s no sin. A bit naughty to change the transcript, however, writes Bernard Keane.
November 6, 2008 12 Comments
Most Americans might no longer have an hang-up about race, but Janet Albrechtsen sure does, writes Bernard Keane.