September 22, 2008 7 Comments
It’s the climate change holdouts in each country that are pushing carbon capture in the hope they can stave off the switch to renewables, writes Bernard Keane.
September 22, 2008 19 Comments
Julie Bishop scores, Helen Coonan is back, Christopher Pyne makes his mark. Malcolm Turnbull names his shadown ministry, and the opposition starts all over, writes Bernard Keane.
September 19, 2008 7 Comments
The new frontbench will have a very thin look about it. Turnbull will have to make the most effective use of limited resources, writes Bernard Keane.
September 19, 2008 4 Comments
There are a number of Liberals, from Queensland and elsewhere, who have been astonished at the behaviour of the Nationals in recent weeks, writes Bernard Keane.
September 19, 2008 2 Comments
This talented, charming man lacks something fundamental in his political and intellectual make-up. And it shows in his much-vaunted memoirs, writes Bernard Keane.
September 18, 2008 3 Comments
Putting aside the systemic breach of privacy that a database like Electrac entails, it relies on the goodwill and maturity of MPs and their staff to ensure that such a database isn’t abused, writes Bernard Keane.
September 18, 2008 4 Comments
I do confess I have never tried the stroganoff, but the “Parliamentary Burger” – now, I fear, renamed something less creative – is a meal, not just a snack, writes Bernard Keane.
September 18, 2008 21 Comments
Meantime, Greg Sheridan, who has only recently been surgically removed from Alexander Downer, weighed in today to laud our success in the War Against Stuff, writes Bernard Keane.
September 17, 2008
It’s not that dramatic, but last night Barnaby Joyce replaced Nigel Scullion as Nationals leader in the Senate, writes Bernard Keane.
September 17, 2008 5 Comments
Governments go through cycles, and the Rudd Government has a long way to go before it reaches its peak. The Opposition, meanwhile, has had to hit the reset button and start again, writes Bernard Keane.