CrikeyFeb 15, 20174 Comments
What follows is an edited selection of email exchanges between key stakeholders in the Western Australia Liberal-One Nation preference deal, as discovered by satirist Ben Pobjie.
Bernard KeaneFeb 13, 20176 Comments
The government's shaky argument in defence of the WA Liberals' preference deal with Pauline Hanson in question time today didn't last too long.
William BoweFeb 13, 20176 Comments
Colin Barnett clearly thinks he can't win the 2017 Western Australian election without One Nation. But can the Liberals win the state with such toxic bedfellows?
Bernard KeaneFeb 13, 201718 Comments
By encouraging the WA Liberals to negotiate with One Nation, Malcolm Turnbull has departed from the policy set by John Howard, and enabled the metastasis of a political cancer.
Charlie LewisFeb 10, 20173 Comments
It would be WA's first toll road, and represents the first stage of the $1.6 billion Perth Freight Link.
William BoweFeb 2, 20171 Comment
WA Premier Colin Barnett is even being consistently trounced by Labor's McGowan in preferred premier polling, which usually favours the incumbent.
William BoweJan 31, 20171 Comment
And it could be the beginning of the end for two-party politics.
William BoweJan 27, 20178 Comments
One Nation is making a concerted push ahead of the WA election in March. Could Pauline Hanson's party hold the balance of power in the upper house?
Dec 23, 20161 Comment
Despite WA Premier Colin Barnett putting employment law back on the table as an election issue, there are no plans to fund any employment law service, writes freelance journalist Charlie Lewis.