October, 2016

Meet the Family First old hands battling for Bob Day’s seat

, Oct 19, 2016

It's important to the party to install a new senator quickly, ahead of any further debate on marriage equality or euthanasia, writes InDaily senior journalist Tom Richardson.

Family First loses sugar daddy as money-bags Bob Day hits the skids

, Oct 18, 2016

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Not only has the party lost its only federal representative, it's also lost its biggest financial backer.

Essential: everything’s coming up Labor

, Oct 11, 2016

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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.

Report into SA blackout a Rorschach test for renewables

, Oct 06, 2016

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Was the South Australian blackout caused by renewable energy? The report from the market operator seems to provide ammo for both sides, writes InDaily editor David Washington and journalist Bension Siebert.

The Oz attacks SA’s renewable energy targets, gets it wrong, retreats

, Oct 03, 2016

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The morning after South Australia managed to restore power to most of its grid, the lead editorial in Murdoch’s national daily had found a scapegoat: renewable energy.

South Australia’s blackout explained

, Sep 29, 2016

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What was really to blame for South Australia’s historic blackout? InDaily editor David Washington and journalist Bension Siebert sort through the claims and identify some questions that remain unanswered.

Chris Uhlmann joins Barnaby in blaming wind energy for SA’s blackout. They are dead wrong.

, Sep 29, 2016

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Uhlmann has publicly blamed wind energy for the recent blackout in South Australia.

‘Sick at heart’: Weatherill pledges $200m after damning child protection review

, Aug 09, 2016

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A recurring theme in the royal commission’s findings about child protection in South Australia is funding -- or lack thereof. InDaily political journalist Tom Richardson reports.

Essential: Baird’s lead in NSW collapses, Andrews sails on in Victoria

, Jul 25, 2016

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The Baird government is now in a tight contest in NSW but the Andrews government, seemingly in trouble over the CFA dispute, maintains a powerful lead, the latest state-based numbers from Essential show.

Keane: Turnbull’s reshuffle signals the triumph of protectionism

, Jul 19, 2016

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Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle illustrates that the only economic agenda this government has is propping up local manufacturing.

Rundle: slow days in kill city — on the road with Malcolm Turnbull

, Jun 28, 2016

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Turnbull's many talents are also his curse.

Will disenchanted voters catch the NXT wave, or will Xenophon wipe out?

, Jun 28, 2016

All around the globe, voters are turning to minor parties and political outsiders as a reaction against stale mainstream politics. Can Nick Xenophon ride this wave in Australia?

What is the Cashless Debit Card? And does it discriminate against Aboriginal people?

, Jun 27, 2016

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Crikey intern Tessa Fox explains the Cashless Debit Card.

Pyne-ing for Old Nick, but it’s the Wong crowd

, Jun 17, 2016

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The elephant in the room, unsurprisingly, was the absent Nick Xenophon.

Xenophon backs down on penalty rates

, May 18, 2016

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Nick Xenophon describes himself as an "under-chihuahua" and says “a chihuahua’s better than a poodle” .

Xenophon responds …

, May 10, 2016

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"It’s a cheap shot for Iain to be saying that my team is based on populism, not a philosophy."

The one question Xenophon must answer

, May 10, 2016

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As the federal election campaign begins, former South Australian Liberal leader Iain Evans says every voter should be asking Nick Xenophon and his candidates one crucial question.

Mayne: NXT to no chance Xenophon will swipe many seats nationally

, Apr 29, 2016

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It’s a question of so far so good for NXT, but execution risk is high, resources are scarce and the major parties are hunting for chinks in the armour.

Poll Bludger: subs take election threat to the NXT level

, Apr 27, 2016

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Why is the government suddenly committing to submarines to be built in South Australia?

Shipbuilder in naval battle over election stand-off

, Apr 26, 2016

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Is someone who works for a government business enterprise in public or private sector employment? A test case in South Australia is headed to the Fair Work Commission, writes 's Tom Richardson.