Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201619 Comments
Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.
Nov 28, 20161 Comment
Queensland Labor is divided over the future of Jo-Ann Miller, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Bernard KeaneNov 23, 20169 Comments
The man at the centre of One Nation Senator Rod Culleton's controversial court letter is another in a clutch of conspiracy theorist litigants surrounding the West Australian.
Bernard KeaneNov 22, 20167 Comments
Rather than confront the threat of One Nation as previous generations of Nationals MPs did, they're caving in to it on issues like gun control.
Nov 4, 20162 Comments
Annastacia Palaszczuk has another cabinet reshuffle on her hands after it was revealed Leanne Donaldson was not paying rates and was driving an unregistered car. It could be tricky to keep all the factions happy, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Nov 2, 2016
The Queensland Labor Right has lost power, but damned if it's not going down without a fight. Labor insider Ben Chiefly says email shenanigans and an unorthodox recruitment drive has everyone's teeth on edge.
Oct 26, 20162 Comments
There are published standards to regulate theme parks in Australia. But enforcing those standards is another matter, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson.
Oct 26, 20164 Comments
We have been relying on outdated and inappropriate techniques for measuring emissions from CSG, writes principal adviser at The Australia Institute Mark Ogge.
Bernard KeaneOct 11, 20162 Comments
Labor is doing well across most states, according to Essential Research. And voters have rejected the claim that renewables are to blame for the SA blackout.
Sep 26, 20165 Comments
The talk around Queensland Labor circles is that a prominent cabinet member is making mischief inside the tent. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has the goss.