Australia’s relationship with China is about to be rocked by revelations of a major Chinese-linked attempt to dominate Australia’s media and other cultural influences, writes Bernard Keane.
The Government has unexpectedly found itself with a problem consequent to the nature of the current Job network service contracts, writes Bernard Keane.
The precipitate fall in Government advertising under the Rudd Government has been confirmed by the first of the Government’s reports on advertising expenditure, writes Bernard Keane.
The perception of conflict of interest is the biggest problem with partisan officials in a Speaker's Office. And the Queensland Parliament has it in spades, writes Bernard Keane.
Of course Nick Warner is the wrong man for the job of Secretary of the Defence Department. That’s because the job is beyond any single individual, and certainly beyond any single Minister, writes Bernard Keane.
The Coalition is now in the throes of the biggest Red scare since the 1950s, writes Bernard Keane.
It's a cosy world at Qantas security, and most of it seems to avoid the cameras, writes Bernard Keane.
The Federal Government will outsource a number of its employment services contracts to offshore companies, writes Bernard Keane.
There are a number of issues in play in the revelation that Defence has been spying on its own minister. All bear teasing out, writes Bernard Keane.