Max Chalmers October 11, 2017 1 Comment
Good morning, early birds. The Solicitor-General pleads ignorance to the High Court on behalf of senators and MPs found to be dual citizens, and Julie Bishop refuses to take a stand on marriage equality. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Michael Sainsbury October 3, 2017 3 Comments
In a speech to the Asia Society, Chris Bowen has delivered an honest and forthright assessment of where we stand right now with our nearest and most important neighbours.
Cassidy Knowlton September 7, 2017 2 Comments
Good morning, early birds. The High Court will decide the fate of the same-sex marriage postal survey, AGL thumbs its nose at the government, and was that really a Tasmanian tiger? It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton.
Bernard Keane August 17, 2017 38 Comments
Like clockwork, the Turnbull government keeps making bad decisions that only result in humiliation.
Bernard Keane August 15, 2017 49 Comments
The government has gone over the top in attacking Bill Shorten and New Zealand Labour for the Barnaby Joyce fiasco.
Michael Sainsbury August 7, 2017 11 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 Sainsbury July 17, 2017 5 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 Bowe July 14, 2017 5 Comments
The odds-on favourite to replace retiring senator Chris Back is Slade Brockman, who used to work for Mathias Cormann.
Josh Taylor June 26, 2017 18 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 Hinch June 22, 2017 10 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.