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Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

vening.jack@gmail.com December 14, 2017 3 Comments

Among the barrage of inquiries following media reforms passing this year, regulators will be looking at how the ABC can compete in the modern media jungle.

Bennelong could be one of the most significant byelections in Australian history

Bennelong could be one of the most significant byelections in Australian history

Dan Wood December 14, 2017 6 Comments

This byelection is huge. You can hear it in Turnbull's voice.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: funny cigarettes in Point Piper, resignations and the year in review

Hinch’s Senate Diary: funny cigarettes in Point Piper, resignations and the year in review

Derryn Hinch December 14, 2017 5 Comments

Just remember: a person who says three times that they won't resign, will.

Will Turnbull beat out Abbott for least productive modern PM?

Will Turnbull beat out Abbott for least productive modern PM?

Claudia Long December 13, 2017 11 Comments

A report in The Guardian shows that Tony Abbott had one of the least productive governments in decades. But what about his successor?

Dasher’s social media antics put the ‘party’ in Labor Party

Dasher’s social media antics put the ‘party’ in Labor Party

Charlie Lewis December 12, 2017 2 Comments

As he (ahem) Dashes to the exit, Crikey commemorates our five favourite Sam Dastyari stunts.

Dastyari’s inevitable downfall and the case for a federal ICAC

Dastyari’s inevitable downfall and the case for a federal ICAC

Dan Wood December 12, 2017 28 Comments

Shorten should’ve known that simply relegating Dastyari to the backbench, as he did last week, would be insufficient.

Democracy in meltdown as East Timorese PM denounces ‘coup’

Democracy in meltdown as East Timorese PM denounces ‘coup’

Professor Damien Kingsbury December 12, 2017

The prime minister of East Timor is refusing to allow parliament to reconvene because he will face a vote of no confidence. What next?

Turnbull is showing his stress, and Bennelong is watching

Turnbull is showing his stress, and Bennelong is watching

Crikey December 12, 2017 21 Comments

Recent polling has the Liberals nervous about their chances of a clean win in Bennelong. If Turnbull's performance on Q&A is anything to go by, he's expecting to take the bullet.

Razer: Labor thinks it can woo voters by emulating Obama. Seriously.

Razer: Labor thinks it can woo voters by emulating Obama. Seriously.

Helen Razer December 12, 2017 6 Comments

The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.

Will Adani ever get the money it needs to build that bloody massive mine?

Will Adani ever get the money it needs to build that bloody massive mine?

Dan Wood December 12, 2017 11 Comments

With major banks all around the world turning their banks on the controversial mine, Adani better dust off the ol' guitar and get busking.