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Poll Bludger: the surprising patterns in marriage equality voting behaviour

Poll Bludger: the surprising patterns in marriage equality voting behaviour

William Bowe November 15, 2017 31 Comments

The marriage equality result is more intriguing for the ways it has failed to play to the culture war script.

Game over, Abbott. Now resign.

Game over, Abbott. Now resign.

Bernard Keane November 15, 2017 47 Comments

Tony Abbott's legendary capacity for negative campaigning was a total failure in the marriage equality postal survey. Without that, he's got nothing.

Sparkles reign and love wins as Melbourne rejoices in Yes victory

Sparkles reign and love wins as Melbourne rejoices in Yes victory

Sally Whyte November 15, 2017

A large crowd at the State Library in Victoria welcomed the announcement from the ABS today.

Yes vote is an ugly win for Turnbull, but it’s still a win

Yes vote is an ugly win for Turnbull, but it’s still a win

Bernard Keane November 15, 2017 32 Comments

The Yes vote is a victory for the troubled leadership of Malcolm Turnbull, and may finally give him a legacy to leave behind.

Postal vote parties: how will Australia mark the end of the marriage equality survey?

Postal vote parties: how will Australia mark the end of the marriage equality survey?

Sally Whyte November 14, 2017 10 Comments

Activists find fun ways to mark the occasion for tomorrow's announcement of the marriage equality survey results.

Don’t turn your back. Don’t look away. And don’t blink. You’ll miss another crisis.

Don’t turn your back. Don’t look away. And don’t blink. You’ll miss another crisis.

Bernard Keane November 14, 2017 43 Comments

Federal politics is now so chaotic it may be time to think about writing off the 45th parliament altogether.

EXCLUSIVE: totally legit FAQ cheat sheet for people confused about James Paterson’s gay marriage bill

EXCLUSIVE: totally legit FAQ cheat sheet for people confused about James Paterson’s gay marriage bill

Crikey November 14, 2017 11 Comments

Are you a small business owner excited to discriminate against LGBTI couples, but unsure of where you stand legally? Let this guide be your, er, guide.

Poll Bludger: One Nation slows as the Battler Bus loses a tyre

Poll Bludger: One Nation slows as the Battler Bus loses a tyre

William Bowe November 14, 2017 13 Comments

One Nation's northern ride may be grinding to a halt as succession problems the ghost of the the preference deal continue to get in the way.

Loewenstein: Manus protest is failing, so let’s talk about a boycott of Australia

Loewenstein: Manus protest is failing, so let’s talk about a boycott of Australia

Antony Loewenstein November 13, 2017 12 Comments

Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.

Ardern and Trudeau are doing what Turnbull won’t — standing up for us

Ardern and Trudeau are doing what Turnbull won’t — standing up for us

Bernard Keane November 13, 2017 12 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull is eager to hand multinationals the right to sue governments over policy changes. Luckily, other leaders in the Trans-Pacific Partnership group are standing up for Australians.