Crikey June 10, 2009 2 Comments
Scene One, Act One from the new Defence Minister's first visit to Russell Hill, and The West calls for voluntary redundancies.
Bernard Keane June 9, 2009 4 Comments
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.
Mungo MacCallum June 9, 2009 1 Comment
Just because you’re paranoid it doesn’t mean that they’re not after you.
Crikey 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.
Bernard Keane June 5, 2009 1 Comment
Replacing Joel Fitzgibbon will be no easy task.
Bernard Keane June 4, 2009 16 Comments
The beleaguered Defence minister is gone (read the back story here). Who will replace him?
Richard Farmer April 20, 2009
John Faulkner should remember the influence and power of think tanks when reviewing the effectiveness of the federal lobbyists register.
Crikey March 31, 2009
The Turnbull mistake ... Talking down the rates ... John Faulkner practices what he preaches
Bernard Keane March 24, 2009 2 Comments
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.