Bernard KeaneDec 6, 2016
Who are the best and worst ministers? And is violence due to racism and religious intolerance rising or falling? Essential Report has the answers.
Glenn DyerDec 6, 2016
Know who spent the most public money on election campaigns? John Howard and Peter Costello.
Dec 5, 20161 Comment
Tony Abbott's signature Green Army environment policy will reportedly be stood down to save just over $250 million in this year's MYEFO. Josh Taylor and Harrison Johnstone report.
Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201612 Comments
The government has ratified the Paris Agreement -- but still has no policies for how to achieve the targets it has signed up to, and the review announced today is unlikely to change that.
Derryn HinchDec 5, 20165 Comments
No, Senator Derryn Hinch says he is not in the CFMEU's pocket. In fact, the union did not even buy him a (non-alcoholic) beer.
Irfan YusufDec 5, 201614 Comments
Barnaby Joyce reckons George Christensen needs to be given a portfolio. Would Immigration be a good fit?
Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201620 Comments
Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.
Bernard KeaneDec 2, 201630 Comments
Progressive anger at Peter Dutton's cultivation of hatred of refugees and immigrants mainly serves his agenda.
Bernard KeaneDec 2, 20169 Comments
The government's "victories" this week have nothing to do with the real challenges facing the Australian economy.
Josh TaylorDec 2, 20167 Comments
The Attorney-General's Department did not raise the issue of a donor and lawyer for George Brandis' son being appointed to the AAT.