Bernard Keane October 9, 2017 17 Comments
When governments use words like "terrorism" and "security", the scrutiny that should be applied to them switches off, allowing them to get away with far more than they otherwise could.
Crikey March 8, 2017 5 Comments
Recent efforts from the APS has former government business editor and senior columnist for The Australian Financial Review Verona Burgess questioning whether the public service is fit for purpose.
Crikey October 25, 2016 1 Comment
Andrew Barr's newly re-elected ACT government could end up with a deadlock in the party room, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly
William Bowe October 17, 2016 5 Comments
Labor will have been in power for 19 years by the time the next election rolls around.
William Bowe October 14, 2016
Whichever party ends up forming government will have done so by securing the support of at least three members in at least three electorates.
Josh Taylor September 30, 2015 7 Comments
The ACT government has decided to get on the front foot, and will allow Uber in, but with strict regulation.
Myriam Robin September 10, 2015 6 Comments
A controversial image is at the centre of a debate around disability rights and the ACT's education system.
Crikey September 9, 2014 6 Comments
You'd think the debate over fee regulation would send student politicians Leftward, but the reality is very different, write Sally Whyte and Myriam Robin.
Bernard Keane September 1, 2014 25 Comments
The government's move to prosecute a whistleblower and his lawyer for revealing an ASIS scandal illustrates its determination to send a signal to all potential whistleblowers.
Crikey May 13, 2014 1 Comment
Bureaucratic deck chairs have been shuffled, some tossed overboard, but in the main the good ship HMAS Australia has come through relatively unscathed, writes The Mandarin publisher Tom Burton.