Bernard KeaneNov 30, 20166 Comments
Taxpayers should be earning tens or hundreds of millions more in royalties from the North West Shelf gas and oil production field, but the department in charge of collecting them can't be bothered.
Bernard KeaneNov 29, 201610 Comments
We're none the wiser as to why, exactly, the WA government believed it had a tawdry deal with the Commonwealth to rip off taxpayers -- or what the involvement of senior government figures was.
Bernard KeaneNov 23, 20169 Comments
The man at the centre of One Nation Senator Rod Culleton's controversial court letter is another in a clutch of conspiracy theorist litigants surrounding the West Australian.
Bernard KeaneNov 8, 20168 Comments
Pauline Hanson shows Turnbull and Abbott how to REALLY throw a colleague under a bus. But at least Rod Culleton has one supporter, albeit in another parliamentary chamber.
Bernard KeaneNov 4, 201613 Comments
One Nation Senator Rod Culleton argues Australia's courts lack authority because they don't mention the Queen enough. And something about the Freemasons. And now he can tell the High Court that in person.
Bernard KeaneOct 11, 20162 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.
William BoweSep 19, 2016
WA Premier Colin Barnett has a lot of detractors. And not all of them sit on the opposite side of the chamber.
Sep 13, 2016
Murray Chapman works at the centre of a community whose heart and soul is being torn apart by suicide, writes deputy editor of Australian Doctor magazine Paul Smith.
Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201617 Comments
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.
Bernard KeaneJul 25, 20166 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.