Josh TaylorFeb 27, 20173 Comments
Is the Department of Parliamentary Services improving the return to taxpayers, or is a government monopoly targeting a small business owner?
Bernard KeaneFeb 27, 201721 Comments
The Coalition is facing a Tea Party moment as an extremist fringe drags it to the right when Malcolm Turnbull needs to lead from the centre.
Josh TaylorFeb 27, 201717 Comments
What could possibly go wrong with Turnbull's new "clean coal" plan? Let's look at how he did with the NBN ...
Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 201716 Comments
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.
Guy RundleFeb 24, 201728 Comments
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, 201753 Comments
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.
CrikeyFeb 24, 20172 Comments
Satirist Ben Pobjie discovers what letters George Christensen has been writing.
Feb 23, 201714 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, 201712 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, 20173 Comments
Weighted for actual activity, construction sector deaths increased under the anti-red tape Abbott and Turnbull governments, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.