March 26, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull's government loses its 29th Newspoll in a row (and we all know what that means). Plus, Australian cricket captain Steve Smith suspended over ball-tampering scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 22, 2018 19
Derryn Hinch argues Nick Xenophon shouldn't have believed his own publicity in the SA election.
March 19, 2018 4
The Tasmanian and South Australian elections raise big questions about how online campaigning and trickery increasingly affects our political discourse.
March 19, 2018 6
With whiplash-inducing speed, media takes about the frailty of the two-party system have made way for prognostications on the failure of its challengers to match expectations.
March 19, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister claims the Liberals' weekend victory in South Australia will give the green light to his government's controversial energy policy. Plus, bushfires in the south, and a cyclone in the north. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 14, 2018
SA Libs pinged ... Westmead woes? ... fridge for sale ...
March 9, 2018 4
IWD cringefests ... Xenophon loves the art not the artist ... the political party connections of a teensy local paper ...
March 9, 2018 8
After looking like he was going steamroll his way into South Australian parliament, SA Best seems to have lost significant momentum as campaign attrition takes its tole.
March 6, 2018 10
Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST isn't a minor party -- but it's virtually impossible for it to be a major one either. Which is bad news for the voters it will attract.
February 21, 2018 10
Nick Xenophon, who perfected the art of the corny political stunt during his time at Parliament House, is playing into the public's desire for spectacle and misfire.
February 16, 2018 1
In politics, the worst crime a leader can commit is to lose the unloseable election.
January 30, 2018 3
When it comes to transparency and regulation, Australia has the democratic world’s worst system of campaign finance.
January 30, 2018 12
Who are the best three pollies Xenophon has seen up close? What is his philosophy about political compromise? What is his favourite political stunt?
January 16, 2018 1
With state elections in Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria, 2018 is shaping up to be a wild ride for poll watchers.
January 9, 2018 11
Ever in search of greener grass: meet the man who has changed political parties more often than most people change their outfits.
October 6, 2017 21
Nick Xenophon has a real chance of inflicting major damage on both the Labor and Liberal parties when he takes them on next year at the South Australian state election.