Politics

News Ltd campaigns for Howard

May 18, 2004

On The Australian's campaign trail ...

Iron Mark – it’s tough love and tax cuts

May 14, 2004

Labor supporters in the chamber cheered wildly at Mark Latham's Budget in reply last night. Crikey's man in the gallery, Hugo Kelly, wasn't so sure:

The Budget: what the papers said

May 12, 2004

The front page headlines said it all John Howard has been all over the airwaves this morning having spoken to Today, Sunrise, AM and various other radio stations across the country. His office was even calling people like powerful ABC Tasmania morning host Tim Cox yesterday to line up interviews. Unfortunately, he is constantly bumping […]

A way back for the state Liberals?

May 11, 2004

State Liberals are in a lousy state, as Hillary Bray explains.

Hillary’s forensic budget examination

May 11, 2004

Hillary takes a detailed look at everything you need to know in the Federal Budget.

John Mangos and political fundraising

May 4, 2004

The vexed issue of whether journalists should donate their services to political parties has emerged in recent subscriber-only sealed sections after it was revealed Sky News presenter John Mangos would be helping out with a big Liberal Party fundraiser. Find out what transpired and how the event turned out for Mangos below:

Corporate welfare – a sweet deal for some

April 30, 2004

Crikey's forthright stand on the Great Sugar bail out brought praise and some bagging, but the situation is worse, there's a large dose of corporate welfare - yet again - from the Howard Government.

Boilermaker hails a Small victory for the good guys

April 29, 2004

Crikey's resident Labor legend, Boilermaker Bill Mckell, is most excited about the appointment of top NSW cop Clive Small to the corruption fighting outfit known as ICAC.

Iron Bark on plagiarism

April 23, 2004

Joe Biden? Who he?

Howard’s election fudging

April 22, 2004

The Prime Minister's interview with Neil Mitchell on 3AW yesterday provided much for poll watchers - much obfuscation, that is. Have a dekko at some of the transcript: