Bernard KeaneMar 24, 201749 Comments
The responses of the media and politicians to terrorism are now rituals played out despite the urging that we should never "normalise" terrorism. And that goes for mass surveillance too.
Bernard KeaneMar 24, 20178 Comments
The government needs to build on what should be an electorally popular policy on childcare to give itself some much needed momentum.
Mar 24, 20171 Comment
New electoral boundaries in Queensland make predicting the successes of Labor, the LNP and One Nation complicated, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Mar 24, 2017
Transcripts of One Nation's letters and emails to candidates reveal the party's strange, authoritarian inner workings.
Stephen MayneMar 23, 2017
Time is running out to counter the Melbourne lord mayor's new-found majority control.
Josh TaylorMar 23, 20178 Comments
Brandis' new 18C legislation means significant process changes for the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Mar 23, 201721 Comments
The Liberal Party needs a leader who can govern from the centre but placate its radical base. It's unclear if it can produce one, write Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor.
Mar 23, 20179 Comments
Senator Derryn Hinch explains why he pushed the government to agree to support his amendment cutting childcare subsidies.
Bernard KeaneMar 23, 20172 Comments
It may not be much, but the government will get a deserved legislative win on its childcare package, funded by Family Tax Benefit cuts.
Michael BradleyMar 23, 20173 Comments
A lot of it had to do with a particular constitutional clause concerning the separation of church and state.