Alan DaviesDec 5, 2016
A Melbourne icon is to meet the wrecking ball.
Bernard KeaneNov 7, 20166 Comments
It should be a no-brainer for governments to proactively develop plans for local communities to deal with the closure of coal-fired power generators. Instead, they're reacting and leaving it to the private sector to drive policy.
Shakira HusseinNov 7, 20162 Comments
The "Battle of Eltham" rally against letting refugees live in the outer-Melbourne suburb seemed pretty racist. Then the Soldiers of Odin arrived.
Sally WhyteNov 4, 20161 Comment
Expert says Hazelwood closure will be tough on locals, but nothing compared to privatisation of electricity supply under Jeff Kennett.
Stephen MayneNov 1, 20161 Comment
Melbourne, on the brink of making history, might be denied its first indigenous councillor at the 11th hour.
Stephen MayneOct 31, 20163 Comments
Spoiler alert: Stephen Mayne, unfortunately, comes under the latter column.
Oct 31, 20169 Comments
An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.
William BoweOct 24, 2016
It's possible the British Labour party went a bit overboard with the democracy in its leadership selection process recently. Let this be a cautionary tale to other political parties around the world.
Oct 21, 20162 Comments
Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson. And an independent candidate says that's not on.