Michael Bradley October 19, 2017 1 Comment
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.
Bernard Keane October 18, 2017 9 Comments
While they were lecturing Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard about tax, Rio Tinto was engaged in massive destruction of shareholder wealth. Now the US corporate regulator is gunning for them.
Michael Sainsbury October 18, 2017 3 Comments
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress could have serious ramifications for Australia.
Bernard Keane October 18, 2017 51 Comments
There are a few tricks to Malcolm Turnbull's new energy policy. Here's how he did it.
Bernard Keane October 17, 2017 14 Comments
The government's new energy regulation-based energy policy isn't about trying to avoid a fight with Tony Abbott -- but instead about a desperate government that needs a political weapon.
Professor Damien Kingsbury October 17, 2017 4 Comments
Official independence looks impossible in the short term.
Bernard Keane October 17, 2017 10 Comments
Our light-touch rules on MPs and lobbying are a relic from an age before politics was professional and lobbying was big business.
Bernard Keane October 16, 2017 28 Comments
The problems of our failed electricity market are the same problems that crop up time and again when market economics is applied to crucial services.
Charlie Lewis October 16, 2017 24 Comments
The "Iran Deal" has been long been described by Donald Trump as the "worst deal ever". So what does his refusal to re-certify the agreement mean?
Charlie Lewis October 16, 2017 5 Comments
Whenever the government runs into opposition from someone claiming it has broken the rules, the solution is simple: just rewrite the rules.