September 6, 2013 3
Crikey readers have their say on Kevin Rudd, Syria and the Netherlands.
July 9, 2013 58
Kevin Rudd's reforms to the Labor leadership show his election strategy is as much about differentiating himself from his own party as from Tony Abbott.
July 8, 2013 20
Kevin Rudd has sprung a surprise on his own party with a call for the ALP leadership to be determined jointly by caucus and rank-and-file members. And the party looks set to endorse it.
July 8, 2013 9
Kevin Rudd has a strong lead over Tony Abbott on personal attributes but it's not enough to overcome the Coalition's polling lead.
June 28, 2013 19
Commercial radio shock jocks -- and their listeners -- give their verdict on Labor's leadership change. There's still little for Labor out there in talkback land.
June 28, 2013 22
Labor has tried to beat Tony Abbott down with charges of negativity. It didn't work. Kevin Rudd is changing the play, hinting in question time yesterday of a new strategy.
June 28, 2013 57
The chattering feminists are out in force, conflating the ALP caucus with "men" and Julia Gillard with "women". They are not the same. May Gillard be remembered for more than her gender.
June 27, 2013 17
The media coverage of Julia Gillard doesn't explain her downfall. But it played a part, and not for good reasons.
June 27, 2013 17
Gillard was a child of Labor, but Kevin Rudd is post-party, making the story all about him, rather than about Labor.
June 27, 2013 4
Julia Gillard nursed a glass of red before resigning her prime ministership with the Governor-General. Former Victorian Labor MP Mary Delahunty was in Canberra to witness a night of high drama for Labor.
June 27, 2013 3
Expect highly volatile polling results in the next few weeks, but when things calm down, Rudd's numbers will probably not be as good as they currently are.
June 26, 2013 2
Can Kevin Rudd form a government? What role will the Governor-General play? And who'll staff the notoriously frantic new Prime Minister's office? Crikey outlines the scenarios.
June 26, 2013 41
Kevin Rudd has been sworn in as Australia's prime minister. But he has a ministry to fill, independents to appease and a Parliament majority to wrangle. Crikey covers the latest ...
April 4, 2013
The gender bias in scientific studies, plus other political issues of the day.
March 28, 2013 60
What's wrong with Labor? Well, everything ... but here are at least 15 of the reasons. Let's start with Gary Gray.
March 27, 2013
Senior Labor MPs went down in a blaze of media coverage after they fell on their swords following the spill that wasn't.
March 26, 2013 4
Zed's dead, baby ... friction in new climate merger? ... Simon Crean's lunch date ...
March 25, 2013 11
Labor's leadership farce has cost it votes -- but they're not going to the Coalition, Essential Research finds. And the public was not terribly interested in Labor's media reforms. Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander report.
March 25, 2013 3
Crikey readers talk adoption, Simon Crean and the leadership spill that wasn't.
March 25, 2013
With the Easter break almost upon us, many networks have given up trying to win the ratings war this week and are showing repeat after repeat.