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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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Canberra agog as the gabfest clears its throat

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 18, 200816 Comments

Everything’s in readiness for Gabfest ’08, and Canberra is buzzing... well, lightly humming, with excitement, writes Bernard Keane.

Ok, but how will Rudd's childcare centres actually work?

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 18, 20082 Comments

There are practical concerns over how Rudd's childcare centres would actually operate, and what their benefits would be, writes Bernard Keane.

$11.9 billion per annum: costing Rudd's child care plan

Bernard Keane writes:Apr 17, 20082 Comments

Kevin Rudd's plan for one-stop shop for childcare centres would undoubtedly have significant benefits but it's still "uncosted" and no one appears to have made a stab at working out how much... until now. Bernard Keane crunches the numbers.

Razor gang has DFAT under the pump

Bernard Keane writes:Apr 16, 2008

While the PM earns plaudits for his performance on the world stage, a grumpy Department of Foreign Affairs is implementing both a $57m cut and a new departmental review, writes Bernard Keane.

Time to see through the foreign investment regulation

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 16, 2008

After a flurry of speculation last week, the rumoured Chinese play for BHP last week has fallen off the radar. But the Chinese are still workning behind the scenes, writes Bernard Keane.

Howardist hold-outs still driving "national security" agenda

Bernard Keane writes:Apr 15, 200810 Comments

The national security state mindset that afflicted the Howard Government and its bureaucrats is alive and well under the Rudd Government, writes Bernard Keane.

The Liberal leadership beyond Nelson. Discuss.

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 15, 20088 Comments

Nelson is, by common consent, finished. So let’s turn to the future. Bernard Keane investigates the Liberal Party's options.

First female Governor-General is Ruddy perfect

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 14, 200810 Comments

The Prime Minister is back in Canberra and making history by appointing the first female Governor-General. The bloke doesn’t stop, writes Bernard keane.

ALP's Budget night function to bring home the bacon

Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane writes:Apr 14, 2008

The ALP has issued invitations to its Budget Night function, to be held in the Great Hall at Parliament House. However, the ALP has advised invitees that it will be disclosing the purchase of tickets to the Electoral Commission, writes Bernard Keane.

Malcolmtents rail against Nelson, the party pooper

Bernard Keane writes:Apr 14, 200810 Comments

So after a weekend of furious speculation in the News Ltd papers about Nelson’s leadership, we are left... where? asks Bernard Keane.

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