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.


When the going gets weird, the weird turn Liberal

August 25, 2008 19

I imagine it’s not clear at all to most voters what the Opposition is opposing and what it’s not, writes Bernard Keane.

BCA climate report: falling for junk economics

August 22, 2008 10

Like all rent-seekers, the BCA wants to impose costs on the rest of us for the advantage of a few, writes Bernard Keane>

Morgan poll: 57-43. Goodnight Brendan

August 22, 2008 11

There's no comfort for the opposition in the latest Morgan polling, writes Bernard Keane.

Costellogists mull over latest non development

August 22, 2008 4

Never in the history of political conflict have so many waited for so few for so little, writes Bernard Keane.

How Cubbie (and Labor) consumed the Murray Darling

August 21, 2008 16

The story of Queensland's Cubbie Station is an incestuous saga of arrogance and influence, writes Bernard Keane.

ACCC needs to stand up to oligopolies

August 20, 2008 1

One of the most significant issues facing Australian consumers is the apparently remorseless tendency of Australian markets to oligopoly, writes Bernard Keane.

Nelson makes molehills out of summits

August 20, 2008 2

When it comes to summits the Liberals need to rethink their approach, writes Bernard Keane.

Howard’s End silent on why we chose Kevin07

August 19, 2008 11

Peter van Onselen and Philip Senior’s Howard’s End provides a detailed explanation of why the Howard Government should have been comfortably re-elected last November, writes Bernard Keane.

Murray-Darling: Cubby Station has to go first

August 15, 2008 5

The first property the government should look at buying is Cubbie Station, writes Bernard Keane.

Bracks report: An additional two billion dollar handout to the car industry

August 15, 2008 7

The Bracks review of the car industry released this morning is already getting headlines for steering away from recommending the retention of the current 10% tariff on imported vehicles, writes Bernard Keane.