February 16, 2018 3
Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.
February 16, 2018 11
Savaged by Labor in question time yesterday and unable to sack his deputy, Malcolm Turnbull needed something big to try to kill off the Joyce scandal.
February 16, 2018 6
It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.
February 16, 2018
In politics, the worst crime a leader can commit is to lose the unloseable election.
February 15, 2018 10
Barnaby Joyce is facing the end of his political career after being comprehensively abandoned by the Prime Minister as Labor found new allegations to pursue against him.
February 15, 2018 15
Barnaby Joyce may well have talked himself back into deep trouble as he attempts to avoid criticism over accepting free accommodation.
February 15, 2018 25
As progressives commentators fret over Joyce's ethics and potential misdeeds, they miss the bigger picture: politics should be much bigger than politicians.
February 15, 2018 8
Even accepting the government's claims about its company tax cuts at face value, there's no evidence it's the best way to improve economic growth, or even business investment.
February 15, 2018 6
It was all back-door deals and prime-ministerial jumping castles in Canberra this week, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.
February 14, 2018 8
Who is Christian Porter exactly, and why do so many people think he'll be PM one day?