Sep 22, 20169 Comments
It's forgotten now, but when Wayne Swan rejected a Singaporean bid for the ASX in 2011, he ended up saving investors a bundle, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Shakira HusseinSep 22, 201643 Comments
Commentators are expressing shock that 49% of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration, but it shouldn't be surprising.
Sep 22, 20164 Comments
Justice Party Senator Derryn Hinch gets one over on George Brandis -- and yes, addresses those Herald Sun rumours.
Bernard KeaneSep 22, 20166 Comments
Is climate change real? The Treasury and Prime Minister and Cabinet appear to disagree, if their corporate plans are anything to go by.
Bernard KeaneSep 21, 201612 Comments
While Christian Porter isn't above partisanship and ideology, his welfare reform proposal should offer an opportunity to deliver more effective welfare, especially for groups to whom we owe an obligation, not the other way round.
Myriam RobinSep 21, 201619 Comments
Christian Porter talked a lot yesterday about the New Zealand model of welfare and why we should follow the Kiwi example. But what is the New Zealand model, exactly?
Sep 21, 20163 Comments
Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Bernard KeaneSep 21, 201615 Comments
Far from increasing our refugee intake, the Prime Minister has announced overnight a permanent cut to the level the government inherited from Labor.
Sep 20, 20168 Comments
Would indigenous recognition (or a treaty) allow indigenous Australians to declare themselves independent from the Commonwealth?
Bernard KeaneSep 20, 20163 Comments
Just when you thought it was safe ... the ABS has hit over 40,000 Australians with demands for census interviews -- and its IT systems are still failing.