June 12, 2009 46
The language and communication skills of our politicians don’t receive sufficient attention from the political media in Australia, reckons Bernard Keane. He assesses Rudd's week of saucy attempts at speechifying.
June 11, 2009 2
Despite an inter-governmental agreement and the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars, the Snowy River is closer to systemic failure now than it was a decade ago.
June 11, 2009
Australia’s unemployment rate continues to defy expectations and appears to reaffirm that the economy is far stronger than expected. Bernard Keane reports.
June 10, 2009 13
New research suggests the benefits of the mining boom were far smaller than believed.
June 9, 2009 4
You have to hand it to the Prime Minister -- he sure likes making things complicated. Bernard Keane wraps the weekend reshuffle action after Joel Fistgibbon's resignation.
June 9, 2009 12
The possible bankruptcy of Greens Senator Bob Brown as a consequence of Forestry Tasmania’s demand for legal fees would be a victory from beyond the political grave for Paul Lennon and John Howard.
June 9, 2009 29
Steve Fielding's climate change scepticism pilgrimage to Heartland, USA, won't change the ETS vote.
June 9, 2009 2
Malcolm Turnbull doesn't yet understand voters, Joel Fitzgibbon's shuffled the bench and much more. Crikey's correspondent Bernard Keane recaps a dramatic week in Australian politics.
June 5, 2009 6
Special Minister of State John Faulkner will move to the Defence portfolio to cover the resignation of Joel Fitzgibbon.
June 5, 2009 6
Mark Fitzgibbon, whose inability or unwillingness to stay out of his younger brother’s office led to Joel Fitzgibbon’s downfall is, as they say, no stranger to controversy.