There’s no counting of numbers or lobbying today, which suggests there’ll be no action initiated by Turnbull next week, writes Bernard Keane.
Turnbull might reflect -- in fact it would be strange if he hadn’t already -- that the winners of Australian politics are those who let nothing get in the way of their ambitions, writes Bernard Keane.
The neoconservative and big business Republicans, and their supporters in places like Australia, may find that Palin is every bit as much the outsider she claims to be, writes Bernard Keane.
Malcolm Turnbull needs to move quickly – next week, preferably – to take the Liberal leadership and get conservative politics out of this leadership absurdity, write Bernard Keane.
Costello’s argument is that if John Howard had managed the transition issue better, Prime Minister Costello would now be calling the shots, writes Bernard Keane.
ABC Managing Director Mark Scott has flagged the establishment of a C-SPAN-like public affairs channel and a dedicated children’s channel, writes Bernard Keane.
People on the aged pension are an interest group like any other. Their claims to taxpayer dollars should be evaluated, like any others, critically, and based on evidence, writes Bernard Keane.
Costello’s not helping himself. After months of intriguing silence, now that he’s actually saying things, it’s apparent there’s not much actually there, writes Bernard Keane.
Special Minister of State John Faulkner today committed to legislation establishing a "preferred model" for whistle-blower protection in 2009, writes Bernard Keane.
Important questions remain unasnwered about Nathan Rees' involvement in the scandal which enguldred former colleague Milton Orkopolous, writes Bernard Keane.