October 26, 2012 44
Maxine McKew's new book reveals more about the role Labor's own internal research was used to undermine Kevin Rudd.
October 26, 2012 2
A coterie of prominent Labor-linked arts identities has proposed a 1% tax on James Packer's revenue from a second Sydney Casino.
June 7, 2012
If you want to see a pretty pack of pollies, you need look no further than James Packer's new political mates: Karl Bitar and Mark Arbib, writes Paul Barry.
June 7, 2012 1
If you want to see a pretty pack of pollies, you need look no further than James Packer's new political mates. From NSW Labor heavyweights Karl Bitar and Mark Arbib to NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell.
June 7, 2012 1
James Packer’s expensive campaign to discredit Echo Entertainment Group chairman John Story continues afoot at the same time as the casino billionaire’s own investment record has again come into sharp focus after the latest disaster at Network Ten.
November 16, 2011 6
Despite the Baillieu government’s reluctance to tackle serious pokies reform, Victoria is central to the campaign for change and Paul Bendat’s full-page ad is a sign of what is to come for Victorian Liberals.
September 27, 2011 21
As with any public debate, the challenge in the pokies reform will be getting participants to put all their cards on the table and declare these conflicts as they arise. Stephen Mayne declares their interests on the public's behalf.
September 5, 2011 24
Bolt’s worst offence over the weekend was to grossly exaggerate the impact of the NSW pokies backlash while failing to disclose his financial association with those involved in the campaign.
August 26, 2011 1
They may not punch with the same force of the past, they may no longer punch at all, but any round-up of Australian Political Fixers would be incomplete without mentioning the men who made fixing an art form.
June 24, 2011 22
Paul Barry and Matthew Knott look back at the main players in the Night of the Long Knives: where are they now?