Bernard KeaneAug 16, 20174 Comments
When it comes to "collusion" with foreign political parties, the Coalition has done very well indeed.
Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201728 Comments
The Coalition-One Nation proposals to overhaul the ABC Act represent the greatest assault on the broadcaster's independence in a generation.
Aug 16, 20179 Comments
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has another debacle approaching, brought on by its direction to conduct the government’s proposed postal plebiscite on same sex marriage. It needs to start work now to salvage what it can of its reputation for trust and integrity.
Charlie LewisAug 15, 201711 Comments
Having delighted in the failures of the Greens senators to grasp "basic admin", just what kind of contortions are the Coalition going through now that they've been ensnared in similar issues?
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 201749 Comments
The government has gone over the top in attacking Bill Shorten and New Zealand Labour for the Barnaby Joyce fiasco.
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 20177 Comments
A leading group fighting marriage equality has endorsed a US hate group that campaigns to criminalise homosexuality.
Irfan YusufAug 15, 20174 Comments
Australians seem to be perpetually scared of the potential imposition of sharia law, of losing the freedom to live as they desire. But is not our denial of same-sex marriage exactly that?
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 201718 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has been badly let down by Barnaby Joyce -- but his handling of the citizenship crisis made it even worse.
Aug 15, 20178 Comments
A popular vote is the best way to go, but arguments allowing women to vote don’t hold up, writes member for Warringah Tony Abbott.
Bernard KeaneAug 14, 201752 Comments
Section 44 of the constitution has its teeth around another MP. This time, it's Barnaby Joyce in its death grip.