September 24, 2009
Australia's population is exploding with a projected growth rate of a whopping 65% by 2049. Jessica Irvine explores what this means to future generations.
September 24, 2009
Pals Kevin Rudd and Barack Obama may be due for their first rumble. Rudd's major NY speech calls on the US for global leadership, while Obama tells the UN the US can't fix the world's problems.
September 23, 2009 6
The Government is taking submissions on some wide-ranging reforms to Australia's electoral systems, including letting non-citizens vote, removing "truth in advertising" requirements for campaigns, and ending mandatory voting. Have your say.
September 23, 2009 2
ALP factions and fiction at the launch of Jacqueline Kent's new book, The Making of Julia Gillard, last night. Social butterfly Andrew Crook has the inside scoop.
September 23, 2009 15
A year since he released his final Climate Change Review, Ross Garnaut reflects on developments and disasters in the ongoing climate change challenge.
September 23, 2009 19
Environment minister Penny Wong’s letter to Malcolm Turnbull on the CPRS timetable is a particularly low-rent effort to further damage the Liberals.
September 23, 2009 4
Last week a disgruntled LNP member from Peter Dutton’s seat of Dickson wrote to Crikey venting their spleen at Dutton’s decision to abandon the seat for Margaret May’s seat of McPherson.
September 23, 2009 5
All 20 candidates in this Saturday’s Bradfield preselection must be pondering one major question: exactly what do local Liberal Party preselectors in a safe seat look for in a candidate?
September 23, 2009 1
Alright, we'll admit it. Politicians have done a fairly decent job of running the nation for the last 20 years. However, climate change failings won't be easily forgiven.
September 23, 2009
By calling on Malcolm Turnbull to make amendments to the ETS, PM Kevin Rudd gives him the chance to gain leadership credibility. But, Turnbull needs to be careful, warns Dennis Shanahan.