Broadcaster Susan Moylan-Coombs is the first high-profile independent to announce a tilt at Tony Abbott in the upcoming federal election.
From climate change denialists to anti-vaxxers, Australia has its fair share of those who reject scientific consensus (and common wisdom).
Crikey readers offer their suggestions for how political journalism could truly serve voters.
Residents at the trashed end of the Darling River are angry, jobless and unable to drink their own town water.
Political reporting is a running criticism of the political theatre that gives little useful information to voters. Here's how to fix it.
Australia Day has little do with Australia as a political construct. Do we really need this grotesque distortion of history?
Heatwaves, coffee and coal: this is the cognitive dissonance of climate change policy playing out in real time.
Anthony Albanese recently announced that he and his wife of 30 years, Carmel Tebbutt, had split. No drama. No media chase. This kind of simple and erudite statement is far too rare in Australian politics.