March 22, 2018 16
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.