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Liberal Party’s woman problem set to emerge on Q&A tonight

Liberal Party’s woman problem set to emerge on Q&A tonight

For the first time in months, female panelists will dominate Q&A. They should have plenty to talk about too.

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

Is my hometown doomed to burn?

People stayed after Ash Wednesday because they thought it was the worst of the worst. They left because Black Saturday showed them it wasn't.

An Apple store in Fed Square would betray the entire city

An Apple store in Fed Square would betray the entire city

It’s a measure of how corroded by cynicism Labor has become that this proposal got anywhere at all. It is an act of political cowardice.

Billion-dollar rort: how governments allowed Murray-Darling irrigators to rip us off

Billion-dollar rort: how governments allowed Murray-Darling irrigators to rip us off

Irrigators have been getting hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to return water to the Murray-Darling when far less expensive, and more effective, ways of achieving the same goal have been ignored by governments.

Wanted: strong non-left independent woman to run against Kevin Andrews

Wanted: strong non-left independent woman to run against Kevin Andrews

Who will rid the parliament of this corrosive Dutton-supporting conservative?

The quiet death of hard rubbish week

The quiet death of hard rubbish week

Ever wondered what happened to neighbourhood-wide hard rubbish collection? We did some sleuthing.

Suppression orders and lawyers' arrogance undermine democracy

Suppression orders and lawyers' arrogance undermine democracy

The resort to suppression orders by our courts undermines faith in the legal system and is used by the legal industry to avoid scrutiny.

How will Dan Andrews deal with this farrago of a crossbench?

How will Dan Andrews deal with this farrago of a crossbench?

If anyone is going to try and direct the reactionary/single-issue parties as a unit — and one wonders who that would be — they’re going to have to keep them all together, all the time.

Greens toppled by preference whispering

Greens toppled by preference whispering

The Greens have been almost completely removed from Victoria's upper house. But it's good news for Labor.