Topic archives: ALP

The curious question of Kimberly Kitching

March 22, 2018 8

The senator, who has seen a rapid advancement up the ranks of Labor, brought an approach to questioning a Senate reference committee that left Defence representatives scratching their heads.

Rundle: Shorten shows his disregard for Batman by cosying up to coal

February 20, 2018 9

If Bill Shorten didn't want to hand ammunition to Labor's foes in the Batman byelection, he had a funny way of showing it in Townsville this week.

Could Dastyari help keep Keneally out of Bennelong?

December 5, 2017 32

Dastyari is a walking crisis, and he isn't just derailing Labor's efforts to keep pressure on what should be an unraveling government; he's throwing its chances in Bennelong into doubt.

Getting your $110k worth: Woodside reveals lobbying bang for buck

November 28, 2017 6

The level of political access afforded to companies has been detailed by energy giant Woodside, as political parties seek to move corporate donations onto a more secure footing.

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

July 24, 2017 14

The most pressing issues facing the world are rising inequality, climate change and lack of opportunity. That's why we at Labor have decided to campaign for four-year fixed terms of Parliament.

How much influence does the ACTU actually have?

February 16, 2017 2

The ACTU doesn't have a “big influence” on the day-to-day activities of unions.

Are the adults in charge?

December 5, 2016 4

Crikey readers discuss previous editions.

ALP says it was just following the rules on ‘Mediscare’ SMS

November 3, 2016 4

"Mediscare" election texts were all above board.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

October 11, 2016 1

Free TV spruiker now at SBS ... is Gavin Marshall on the way out? ... Andrew Bogut corrects his "expletives" ...

Labor’s western Sydney pantomime show

June 20, 2016 8

The Labor faithful -- including Bob Hawke, Julia Gillard and Paul Keating -- trudged out to Penrith. But Kevin Rudd was nowhere to be seen.