June 10, 2009 2
Scene One, Act One from the new Defence Minister's first visit to Russell Hill, and The West calls for voluntary redundancies.
June 9, 2009 4
You have to hand it to the Prime Minister -- he sure likes making things complicated. Bernard Keane wraps the weekend reshuffle action after Joel Fistgibbon's resignation.
June 9, 2009 1
Just because you’re paranoid it doesn’t mean that they’re not after you.
June 6, 2009
No one who knows new Defence Minister John Faulkner wants him as an enemy. But he'll still need to take care not to provide Defence's self-appointed key keepers with ammunition against him.
June 5, 2009 1
Replacing Joel Fitzgibbon will be no easy task.
June 4, 2009 16
The beleaguered Defence minister is gone (read the back story here). Who will replace him?
April 20, 2009
John Faulkner should remember the influence and power of think tanks when reviewing the effectiveness of the federal lobbyists register.
March 31, 2009
The Turnbull mistake ... Talking down the rates ... John Faulkner practices what he preaches
March 24, 2009 2
The Commonwealth Freedom of Information regime faces its biggest shake-up since its inception under draft legislation unveiled by John Faulkner today, writes Bernard Keane.
December 17, 2008
The 2010 election will be held under significantly stronger funding and disclosure requirements if John Faulkner has his way, writes Bernard Keane.