Bernard KeaneAug 17, 201716 Comments
Like clockwork, the Turnbull government keeps making bad decisions that only result in humiliation.
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 201748 Comments
The government has gone over the top in attacking Bill Shorten and New Zealand Labour for the Barnaby Joyce fiasco.
Michael SainsburyAug 7, 201711 Comments
To say Bishop's speech was a damp squib is to be derogatory to squibs. You may be shocked to learn there was not a skerrick of original thought or news in it.
Michael SainsburyJul 17, 20175 Comments
Liu Xiaobo was an extraordinary man, and even though it would piss off China, Australia should have made a stronger statement about who he was and who killed him.
William BoweJul 14, 20175 Comments
The odds-on favourite to replace retiring senator Chris Back is Slade Brockman, who used to work for Mathias Cormann.
Josh TaylorJun 26, 201718 Comments
Liberals love the flag and Australia Day and are not very keen on Bill Shorten: highlights (and lowlights) of the Liberal Party's federal council meeting on the weekend.
Derryn HinchJun 22, 201710 Comments
In this week's dispatch from the red chamber, Senator Derryn Hinch reveals an emotional moment in Parliament, Christopher Pyne's pep talk and why he's calling a One Nation Senator a bastard.
Jun 20, 20172 Comments
Some within the Turnbull government want a UK-style "Home Office". Haven't we been here before? Crikey intern Will Ziebell discovers the 14-year history of Australia's desire for a Home Office or Department of Homeland Security.
CrikeyJun 6, 20174 Comments
The Tele wants you to work for free ... Petraeus' clumsy rehabilitation in WA ... Liam Gallagher will not let the terrorists win ...
Michael SainsburyMay 15, 20176 Comments
Critics, including importantly Australia’s defence and espionage establishment, believe China's latest move to be a potential strategic threat.