Apr 2, 20087 Comments
The Prime Minister might have copped plenty of stick over the length and itinerary of his World Discovery Tour but it is clear that when Rudd plays to his strength, he is pretty impressive, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 1, 20082 Comments
Brendan Nelson should establish a permanent mechanism for grassroots input, writes Bernard Keane.
Apr 1, 20083 Comments
The Government will offset the 2020 Summit's running costs by auctioning off the right to host some of the event’s high-profile participants, reports Bernard Keane.
Mar 31, 20084 Comments
It is, to use a Canberra cliché, the "optics" of Kevin Rudd’s world discovery tour that are the problem, rather than the substance, writes Bernard Keane.
Mar 31, 20083 Comments
The Glenn Milne-Peter Costello show ran for some years without, sadly, ever making onto Broadway. Milne, however, may now have a new partner, writes Bernard Keane.
Mar 31, 20081 Comment
The political funding reform bill announced by John Faulkner last week is the most significant reforms to the mechanics of our political system in decades, reports Bernard Keane.
Mar 28, 20084 Comments
MP Michael Johnson has been to Bali too. Bernard Keane reports.
Mar 28, 20081 Comment
Comparing Kevin Rudd to Tony Blair seems to be in vogue at the moment, but we need to be careful about making such comparisons, writes Bernard Keane.
Mar 27, 20085 Comments
Kevin Rudd bribed his way to a win at COAG, particularly on the Murray-Darling Basin, reports Bernard Keane.
Mar 26, 20081 Comment
Ministerial meetings sound like the pointy end of Commonwealth-State relations, but in reality, ministerial meetings are highly formal affairs, writes Bernard Keane.