Guy Rundle  — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle


Guy Rundle is correspondent-at-large for Crikey. He's a former editor of Arena Magazine and contributes to a variety of publications in Australia and the United Kingdom.


Greens Derangement Syndrome: Kelly and Richo go funny

March 21, 2018 2

GDS is spreading!

The Greens will claim more inner-city seats eventually, but not yet

March 20, 2018 65

After a spanking at the Batman byelection, the Greens need to figure out how to stop losing viable inner-city seats before it's too late.

Guy Rundle’s drive-bys: Batman byelection special!

March 20, 2018 6

Crikey correspondent-at-large Guy Rundle takes aim at recent media coverage of the Batman byelection that delivered Labor's Ged Kearney to power.

The wash-up and wash-out: why South Australia turned into such a damp squib

The wash-up and wash-out: why South Australia turned into such a damp squib

March 19, 2018

It's thus far been a year of fizzers for Australian elections, and South Australia might just be the biggest fizzer of them all.

Wakefield in fright

March 16, 2018

Guy Rundle takes a trip up the winding path of political grotesquerie.

The thorn in Labor’s side

The thorn in Labor’s side

March 15, 2018 1

There are echoes of Don Dunstan's community spirit in Frances Bedford's tilt at defending her seat of Florey, which she held for Labor for 20 years. What are her odds now that she's running as an independent candidate?

The Age gets it wrong on Bhathal and her backers

March 15, 2018 17

The Age has made a couple of key blunders in its Thursday splash on the Batman byelection.

Being Nick Xenophon

March 14, 2018

Nick Xenophon has a right to feel aggrieved, and with the chance of government gone, it's hard to know exactly what it is he's gunning for now.

Xenophon stumbles, but could still blow the dam wide open in SA

March 13, 2018

An SA election poll dropping today could peck out the eyes of Nick Xenophon's political ambitions, but there are still ways he could disrupt the balance.

Down to the wire – South Australia decides

March 13, 2018 50

Introducing a new multi-part feature series by Guy Rundle on the South Australian election, which may well deliver Australia its most politically complex lower house in more than a century.

Investigation into AWU comes down to Labor’s factional unease

March 12, 2018 2

The Labor Right faction seeking a supermajority would be a good explanation for the latest "attack" on the Australian Worker's Union

Rundle: the mess in Batman shows Greens need serious change

March 12, 2018 39

With more internal leaks against Batman candidate Alex Bhathal, it's clear the Greens need major reshaping — whether they win the seat or not.

Rundle: bring back the election night tally rooms of old!

March 9, 2018 11

The digital revolution has made the tally rooms unnecessary, and we are worse off for it.

Ged Kearney won’t commit Labor to blocking Adani

March 7, 2018 45

At a climate Q and A, Labor’s Batman candidate did the Labor two-step on blocking the mine with environment law.

The great, undervalued fight of socialist-feminist Zelda D’Aprano

March 6, 2018 18

The secret history of much Australian progress was that Communism and Trotskyism are at its centre. With Zelda, the two sides of the hyphen "socialist-feminist" were equally weighted.

Rundle: blitzed in the side bar at Will Hodgman’s monster’s ball

March 5, 2018 13

The Liberal vote started well and crept up remorselessly through the evening. Lambie failed entirely. It was all pretty mundane. But Tasmania has surprised us before. It will again.

Rundle in Tasmania: The Gina Timmsiad

March 2, 2018 14

Door knocking with a Jacqui Lambie Network candidate exposes this kind of populism for its lack of depth and wealth of meaning.

Dark outlooks on Tassie’s Dark and Dangerous Thoughts Festival?

March 1, 2018 2

David Walsh's Museum of Old and New Art conglomerate is expanding in Hobart, but decidedly not to Launceston.

Rundle: Tasmania could soon be Woolworths’ island

March 1, 2018 8

Woolworths' pokies push strategy in Tasmania may sound dull and irrelevant but it will have national ramifications.

Is the Lambie Network headed to the slaughter?

February 28, 2018 14

Has Jacqui Lambie killed her state team's chances by backing the Liberals ahead of her 2019 Senate tilt?