Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 2017
The Fair Work Commission's attack on penalty rates will only reinforce Labor's narrative of a government hell-bent on attacking low-income earners.
Feb 24, 2017
There is little sign that the Australian government, or the opposition, is considering ways to redress specialist fee exploitation.
Guy RundleFeb 24, 2017
The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.
Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 20171 Comment
Tony Abbott has damaged himself still further with his latest and most brazen challenge to Malcolm Turnbull. The big winner will be Peter Dutton, who is rapidly becoming the right's choice as prime minister.
Bob GosfordFeb 24, 2017
NT blogger Bob Gosford reckons he knows the answer, and it's not Queensland.
CrikeyFeb 24, 2017
Satirist Ben Pobjie discovers what letters George Christensen has been writing.
Poll BludgerFeb 24, 2017
There are two weeks to go in the 2017 Western Australian election, and so far the Liberals are not having any luck convincing voters that more of the same is what they really want.
Feb 23, 201713 Comments
Attacking penalty rates will mean yet further downward pressure on wages at a time when even the government and the Reserve Bank are growing worried about lack of wage growth, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bernard KeaneFeb 23, 20179 Comments
Despite pandering to Benjamin Netanyahu, Malcolm Turnbull was embarrassed yesterday by the Israeli Prime Minister's willingness to reject the comforting motherhood of "two state solution".
Feb 23, 20172 Comments
Words of wisdom from those wise sages in blue, as compiled by Crikey intern Sophie Heizer.