Josh Taylor March 18, 2016 13 Comments
The Senate likes butts, and it cannot lie -- things got a bit weird as senators stayed awake all night.
Crikey March 18, 2016
Saying goodbye ... a bum steer ... there ain't nothing like a dame ...
Margot Saville September 18, 2013 5 Comments
Plenty of old and new Laborites at Anthony Albanese's campaign launch, but do the rank-and-file actually have any real say in who will be the leader?
Andrew Crook September 10, 2013 23 Comments
Labor frontbencher Craig Emerson's attempt to blacken Kevin Rudd's name has met with savage criticism from some sitting Labor MPs.
Crikey Intern April 11, 2013 13 Comments
Two years ago, Labor held a comprehensive review to fix the party's problems. Things have gone from bad to worse for Labor, while a Crikey report card finds most of the report's recommendations have not been implemented. Crikey intern Ben Westcott looks at what happened to the report.
Bernard Keane October 9, 2012 30 Comments
Caucus chairman Daryl Melham has resigned, amid rumours of further leadership tension. But the government faced down a party room revolt on welfare.
Andrew Crook December 2, 2011 22 Comments
Prime Minister Gillard kicked off ALP National conference proceedings at the Sydney Convention Centre this morning by adopting Obama's/Optus' “yes” refrain, presumably to distinguish Labor from Tony Abbott’s negativity.
Andrew Crook November 3, 2011 50 Comments
Labor Senator Doug Cameron has accused Daily Telegraph editor Paul Whittaker of beating up a fake front page story on Kevin Rudd's return to the leadership to distract from claims he used Australian lives as bargaining chips during an anti-terror raid.
Andrew Crook December 13, 2010 14 Comments
Two leading ALP Left faction MPs have added their voices to a chorus of dissent rejecting the prime minister's official line on WikiLeaks, telling Crikey that renegade publisher Julian Assange should be backed to the hilt on freedom of speech grounds.