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Rundle: not even penalty rates cut will drive voters back into Labor’s arms

Guy Rundle February 24, 2017 40 Comments

The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey February 20, 2017 2 Comments

ScoMo misses his moment ... WA Libs' dance-off ... Domain app falls over ...

Poll Bludger: NSW Nationals under threat as Labor gets serious on CSG

Poll Bludger: NSW Nationals under threat as Labor gets serious on CSG

William Bowe March 10, 2015 5 Comments

NSW Labor might be able to drive the Coalition from the state's north-east -- if it plays its hand right.

Hundreds of donors hidden by Newman’s donations laws

Hundreds of donors hidden by Newman’s donations laws

Bernard Keane January 22, 2015 14 Comments

Campbell Newman's gutting of political donation disclosure laws means many hundreds of LNP donors can remain secret.

Qld budget: health cuts go to political vitality of Newman

Crikey September 12, 2012

Health sector stakeholder reaction to the Queensland budget has been adverse, writes Dr Mark Bahnisch.

Hail the Bligh government … at least for the environment

Crikey March 27, 2012 8 Comments

It is difficult to tell how the Beattie/Bligh Labor government will be judged but, when the history is written, special mention should be made of their achievements in protecting Queensland’s woodlands, writes Andrew Mcintosh, associate director of the ANU Centre for Climate Law and Policy.

Rundle: time to work out what a Labor Party is for

Guy Rundle March 27, 2012 103 Comments

In the aftermath of Queensland -- a place that, like Vietnam or Dresden or Hell, has become an event -- it's worth revisiting a debate that's been going on round Leftish traps, regarding the ALP in power.

Tawdry and unclean, Labor deserved to lose

Crikey March 27, 2012 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say.

Inside Can Do’s party: sequins mix with mild applause, no free booze and restraint all round

Crikey March 26, 2012 26 Comments

If the LNP did send out a memo about being gracious in victory, Clive Palmer didn’t get it. Kellie Riordan headed along to Campbell Newman's celebrations.

Queensland election: what happened on Saturday and why

William Bowe March 26, 2012 5 Comments

Now then, to what happened on Saturday and why. The following list is by no means exhaustive.