January 30, 2018 3
When it comes to transparency and regulation, Australia has the democratic world’s worst system of campaign finance.
January 29, 2018 3
In Australia's poorest state, Labor represents a default setting that voters gravitate back to after their infrequent acts of rebellion.
January 16, 2018 1
With state elections in Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria, 2018 is shaping up to be a wild ride for poll watchers.
October 19, 2017 1
The High Court has given judgment in Bob Brown’s case against Tasmanian anti-protest laws, and found the laws invalid on the basis they infringe the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.
May 10, 2017 3
Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.
August 16, 2016 17
Western Australia's fiscal profligacy should not be rewarded with changes to the GST distribution model -- but Malcolm Turnbull is not in a strong position to resist his colleagues from Perth.
July 28, 2016 3
And the winners are ...
June 15, 2016 1
The former Tasmanian mining minister used an email account at his mining company while holding the portfolio. But he says it's fine, as he had a filter to stop him seeing things he shouldn't.
June 9, 2016 5
Climate change and related flooding is not a surprise. Should we be paying for rich people to build new pools?
June 8, 2016
Should people be able to say whatever they like in same-sex marriage debate? Tassie says maybe.