October 21, 2016 3
The Victorian stability pact has prevented outright war in Labor. Bill Shorten has unbalanced it, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly .
October 11, 2016 1
Free TV spruiker now at SBS ... is Gavin Marshall on the way out? ... Andrew Bogut corrects his "expletives" ...
August 23, 2016 6
The Conroy-aligned Right faction and Carr-aligned Left faction have daggers drawn in Victorian Labor. And Kim Carr could be the first casualty. Labor insider Ben Chiefly gives a behind-the-curtain look at the machinations of Victorian Labor.
April 15, 2016
Prime ministerial guns ... Labor practising their electioneering ... stop with the continuity and change ...
December 7, 2015 17
"Innovation policy" is a big challenge for policymakers. And they tend to let their ideology dictate how they approach it.
July 12, 2013 1
Everyone's talking about Ashes debutante Ashton Agar's brilliant knock overnight. The Daily Telegraph shoehorned the story onto the front page but it was buried in The Sydney Morning Herald.
June 28, 2013 3
Kim Carr is set for promotion to cabinet under Kevin Rudd, along with a renewed focus on innovation -- and possibly more manufacturing subsidies. The fallout over the leadership continues.
June 13, 2013 6
Every publisher in the country is releasing at least one political book this year, and although they vary in style, there’s really only one overarching theme: "What the F-ck is Wrong with the Labor Party?"
April 4, 2013
The gender bias in scientific studies, plus other political issues of the day.
November 15, 2012 3
Some Liberal insiders say Abbott is "a weakness" ... Kim il-Carr sees life at Centrelink Ipswich ... who is Andrea Yu? ...