Aug 22, 20174 Comments
Heather Douglas (Professor of Law, University of Queensland) and Caroline de Costa (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University) investigate a recent case of a woman being charged with illegally aborting her own pregnancy and question what was gained by this absurd process.
Bernard KeaneJun 7, 201720 Comments
It wasn't so long ago we were told it would cost too much to save jobs in car manufacturing, now we're spending even more per job on a mine that will damage the Great barrier Reef.
William BoweJun 7, 201710 Comments
Adani's wildly controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland is the latest in a long line of issues putting Labor at risk of dividing two key supporter bases.
Bernard KeaneMay 25, 201710 Comments
Contradicting earlier reports, the government now says the proposed inland rail line will make back all of the whopping $8.4 billion that will be spent on a line through inland NSW.
Bernard KeaneMay 24, 201710 Comments
There's no evidence we're getting infrastructure spending or decision-making right at the Commonwealth level.
William BoweMay 15, 201711 Comments
To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.
William BoweMay 1, 20174 Comments
The prospect of a One Nation crossbench delivering power to the LNP in Queensland is rapidly diminishing.
Bernard KeaneApr 12, 201726 Comments
The Turnbull government appears set to expand its rampant protectionism by handing nearly a billion dollars to Adani, while urban infrastructure projects with much greater benefits go begging.
Mar 31, 20171 Comment
Crikey is aware that no member or candidate was provided with a copy of the constitution for the WA branch of One Nation upon joining the body, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
Mar 28, 20171 Comment
The question now is: will the locally popular Jo-Ann Miller be able to heal the rift within the Queensland Left and move forward in a positive light? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.