Poll Bludger: Qld election results are disappointing for basically everyone

Poll Bludger: Qld election results are disappointing for basically everyone

November 27, 2017 10

Yes, even Pauline Hanson.

Poll Bludger: One Nation slips in Qld, but we’ve been surprised before

Poll Bludger: One Nation slips in Qld, but we’ve been surprised before

November 24, 2017 8

A late poll puts One Nation in an uphill battle to gain the power balance in Queensland Parliament, but Pauline Hanson's guerrilla campaign may still have some upsets planned

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

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

November 14, 2017 13

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.

Poll Bludger: One Nation factor makes a powder keg of Qld election

Poll Bludger: One Nation factor makes a powder keg of Qld election

October 30, 2017 13

Thanks to the One Nation factor, the Queensland election promises to be the most volatile and unpredictable in recent Australian history

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

October 10, 2017

The government is in terrible trouble in Queensland and Western Australia. So you'll never guess who would be one of the biggest losers from a reallocation of the GST to the west ...

Poll Bludger: how Nick Xenophon could end the two-party political system

Poll Bludger: how Nick Xenophon could end the two-party political system

October 9, 2017 13

Nick Xenophon stands poised to unleash his full powers of disruption at the South Australian election in March.

Are Victoria and NSW really going to be forced to start fracking?

Are Victoria and NSW really going to be forced to start fracking?

October 2, 2017 12

Is the Commonwealth Grants Commission about to force states like NSW and Victoria to let rip with fracking? Not quite. But it's an intriguing idea.

Rundle: Fed Square’s censorship of Adani protesters is bad news for Vic Labor

Rundle: Fed Square’s censorship of Adani protesters is bad news for Vic Labor

September 21, 2017 8

The management of Federation Square's decision to censor a political rally held by the "Stop Adani" movement will hurt Labor in Victoria.

Australia’s archaic abortion laws harming women

Australia’s archaic abortion laws harming women

August 22, 2017 4

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.

How much you’re paying for Adani’s polluting mine to save Turnbull and Palaszczuk’s jobs

How much you’re paying for Adani’s polluting mine to save Turnbull and Palaszczuk’s jobs

June 7, 2017 20

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.