Crikey Calling is independent media for independent minds — in handy podcast form! Join the Crikey crew — including Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane, the country’s sharpest political commentator — for a lively (if somewhat wonky) look behind the scenes of politics and power in Australia.
Is the ABC out to get the Coalition government? And will Indonesia ever forgive us? Crikey editor Jason Whittaker talks to politics editor Bernard Keane on the enemies within.
CrikeyCanberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander get nostalgic for parliaments past -- Whitlam, anyone? -- and throw in a discussion on the Indonesian spy crisis for good measure.
Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander have some controversial views on climate change and what Australia should do about it (hint: one of them says we should do nothing at all).
Memo to Tony Abbott: your government is seven weeks old, here's why you're on the wrong track and what you should do about it. Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander tell you what you need to know.
Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane joins editor Jason Whittaker to look at the first days of a Coalition government: the departmental shake-up and policy challenges ahead.
Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and writer-at-large Guy Rundle talk the Australian economy, the Labor leadership and Bob Katter's drongo appeal.
With one week remaining in the election campaign, how has it come to this for Labor? Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander look at Kevin Rudd’s rough road and what we can expect from the last week of the campaign -- and a likely Abbott government.
They're halfway down the straight, and who's got his neck in front? Crikey's political oracle Bernard Keane talks to Jason Whittaker about the challenge facing Tony Abbott to run down Kevin Rudd.
Crikey's Guy Rundle and Cathy Alexander pan the parties, smash the state and call for a new order in Australian politics. This is Crikey's uncut response to a dull, technocratic and gaffe-obsessed election campaign.
The first week of the election campaign brought a cut in interest rates, a pledge to cut the corporate tax rate and a surprise political comeback. Crikey's Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander discuss how to woo the modern voter.