November 7, 2017 17
If Abbott's quest for vengeance is meant to be a secret, it's not a very good one.
September 20, 2017 52
Shooting for Turnbull on energy policy, Abbott and Credlin's latest misfire only alienates them further from their own voters.
August 28, 2017 13
There are fewer female Coalition MPs than there have been for a generation. Paula Matthewson investigates how to change this unrepresentative old boys' club.
August 11, 2017 9
If you wouldn’t uncritically air the views of anti-vaxxers or climate change conspiracists, you should avoid lending credibility to those who would demonise gays or reframe marriage equality as an attack on free speech.
August 4, 2017 10
It's difficult to tell how successful, if at all, the young Senator will be at convincing the public he has rehabilitated.
July 28, 2017 9
Dean Smith continues to press on with plans to overturn or bypass the Liberals’ plebiscite policy by bringing a private member’s bill on marriage equality to the Parliament.
July 21, 2017 16
Anger and abuse are by no means the sole province of conservative politics, but there is no doubt that public discourse has become more nasty and antagonistic since Abbott commenced his campaign to tear down Julia Gillard in 2009.
July 12, 2017 21
Malcolm Turnbull has desperately needed a way to reconnect with the moderate/progressive voters that once had high hopes for him but now have stopped listening. The London speech might be it.
July 5, 2017 26
On its face, Tony Abbott’s call for “democratic” reform of the NSW Liberal Party seems perfectly reasonable. But only on its face ...
June 30, 2017 14
Tony Abbott was counting on a fifth column of conservatives within the Liberal Party to help him bring down Malcolm Turnbull. But the conservatives are closing ranks.