Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

Politics

Politics

Advertisement

Pell freezes over

Pell freezes over

Michael SainsburyMay 23, 20173 Comments

Cardinal George Pell shaped an entire generation of the Australian Catholic Church. But his influence, and that of priests like him, is waning, as Pope Francis embarks on a radical overhaul of the Vatican and ecclesiastical appointments.

How a troubled micro-party has set its sights on Cory Bernardi

How a troubled micro-party has set its sights on Cory Bernardi

Tom RavlicMay 23, 20171 Comment

With a flurry of directors and other office-bearers in a week-long period, the fledgling United Australia Party might need more than a dose of common sense to come good, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

CrikeyMay 23, 20176 Comments

Things got heated between Albo and Shorten.

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

Helen RazerMay 23, 20177 Comments

We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Irfan YusufMay 23, 201713 Comments

Heavens to Betsy! Some women would prefer to swim in privacy without a bunch of gawking blokes around. Man the barricades, it's a culture war!

Matthewson: no, Bill Shorten does not really want a federal ICAC

Matthewson: no, Bill Shorten does not really want a federal ICAC

Paula MatthewsonMay 23, 20176 Comments

Bill Shorten seems to be making noises about a federal ICAC. But it's all sound and fury, signifying nothing.

‘Woman problem’ plagues Liberals around the country

‘Woman problem’ plagues Liberals around the country

Tom RichardsonMay 22, 20175 Comments

SA's Liberal leader concedes it's a "fact" that women are under-represented in the Liberal ranks. But he also says it's as important to promote candidates who represent a broader cross-section of society -- regardless of gender. InDaily journalist Tom Richardson reports.

No 'care bears' at Immigration, and no reviews for beleaguered management

No 'care bears' at Immigration, and no reviews for beleaguered management

Bernard KeaneMay 22, 20178 Comments

The troubled Department of Immigration may prefer to ignore staff anger at its executive rather than deal with it, Crikey has been told.

Rundle: why Australia must advocate for Assange to be set free

Rundle: why Australia must advocate for Assange to be set free

Guy RundleMay 22, 201716 Comments

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange's asylum, the UK must honour that, and Australia must see that they do. Because no matter your opinion on the man or his recent political choices, the whole Swedish investigation has been a stitch-up from the start.

Want to know who will pay for the bank levy? (Hint: it's YOU)

Want to know who will pay for the bank levy? (Hint: it's YOU)

Glenn DyerMay 22, 20177 Comments

Banks expect that the government's new bank levy will be a tax write-off, which will reduce the overall impact on the banks by around one-third.

https://www.crikey.com.au/2017/05/22/taxpayers-will-help-banks-pay-for-levy/ == https://www.crikey.com.au/free-trial/==https://www.crikey.com.au/subscribe/

Show popup

Telling you what the others don't. FREE for 21 days.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.