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Mayne: how an Indigenous woman helped the Victorian Greens make history in Northcote

Stephen Mayne November 20, 2017 9 Comments

A historic win for the Greens in the Northcote byelection came off the back of a volunteer campaign that outperformed Labor's all out blitz on the electorate. What does it mean for the Andrews government fortunes?

It’s the battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops

Stephen Mayne November 10, 2017 3 Comments

Will the Greens nab another inner-city Melbourne seat from the Labor party?

Rundle: Labor readies, aims, shoots itself in the face in Northcote byelection

Guy Rundle October 27, 2017 12 Comments

Are Labor Right unwittingly writing the script for Fiona Richardson's successor to be a Green?

Addicted to cash: why Labor won’t dump the SDA

Bernard Keane August 28, 2017 8 Comments

Labor is campaigning hard against organisations that want to undermine penalty rates -- but will quietly look the other way if you give it enough money.

All quiet on Quintis: why is the NT govt backing a dud?

Bob Gosford August 18, 2017

When TFS, now Quintis, received major project status from the Country Liberal Party many were sceptical. But now the new Gunner government has decided to continue backing the company, we have to ask whether any of this stands up to scrutiny.

Sorry is the hardest word … Hack’s Nazi interview … Journos upset by swearwords …

Sorry is the hardest word … Hack’s Nazi interview … Journos upset by swearwords …

Emily Watkins August 15, 2017 3 Comments

News Corp tabloids fail to apologise for incorrectly attributing modelling of a Labor budget blow-out to the Parliamentary Budget Office, Triple J's Hack interview a Nazi, and some people who swear all the time get upset about some choice language.

Labor gears up for internal fight over abortion

Josh Taylor July 28, 2017 5 Comments

State and territory Labor branches are pushing for elected members of the party to no longer have a conscience vote when it comes to abortion.

Labor looks for revenge in Gillespie High Court challenge

Josh Taylor July 7, 2017 8 Comments

The decision to challenge National MP David Gillespie's eligibility to sit in Parliament is the same sort of tactic Tony Abbott used against Labor. What goes around, comes around.

Poll Bludger: why Qld Labor backed Adani’s coal mine despite voter backlash

William Bowe June 7, 2017 10 Comments

Adani's wildly controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland is the latest in a long line of issues putting Labor at risk of dividing two key supporter bases.

Labor tries to thwart Coalition-Greens tag team attack on Catholic schools’ funding

Josh Taylor June 6, 2017 2 Comments

Labor Senator Jacinta Collins was accused of running a "protection racket" for Catholic schools in a hearing on the schools funding package.