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

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

Crikey October 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

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

Myriam Robin October 18, 2016 5 Comments

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

Essential: everything’s coming up Labor

Essential: everything’s coming up Labor

Bernard Keane October 11, 2016 2 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.

Report into SA blackout a Rorschach test for renewables

Report into SA blackout a Rorschach test for renewables

Crikey October 6, 2016 8 Comments

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

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

David Salter October 3, 2016 14 Comments

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

South Australia’s blackout explained

Crikey September 29, 2016 15 Comments

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.

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

Giles Parkinson September 29, 2016 40 Comments

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

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

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

Crikey August 9, 2016 2 Comments

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

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

Bernard Keane July 25, 2016 6 Comments

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

Keane: Turnbull’s reshuffle signals the triumph of protectionism

Bernard Keane July 19, 2016 15 Comments

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