Paula MatthewsonJul 12, 201721 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has desperately needed a way to reconnect with the moderate/progressive voters that once had high hopes for him but now have stopped listening. The London speech might be it.
CrikeyJul 7, 20178 Comments
Coalition ministers have been at pains to avoid naming the former Howard government health minister whose name rhymes with Bony Rabbit, as this piece republished from The Fair Go attests.
Paula MatthewsonJul 5, 201726 Comments
On its face, Tony Abbott’s call for “democratic” reform of the NSW Liberal Party seems perfectly reasonable. But only on its face ...
Guy RundleJul 4, 201714 Comments
The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.
Guy RundleJun 29, 201722 Comments
This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.
CrikeyJun 26, 20174 Comments
Rough times for Gina ... the Coalitions totally rad new website ... penalty rates have no apparent effect on employment levels ...
Josh TaylorJun 26, 201718 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.
CrikeyMay 23, 20172 Comments
DTA head went to Liberal fundraiser ... gin fanciers ... West Wing at the House of Reps ...
CrikeyMay 16, 20172 Comments
Australian Tax Office website failing again ... Liberal factional battles ... Exclusive Watch returns ...
Bernard KeaneApr 26, 201719 Comments
The effort to drive Kelly O'Dwyer out of public life shows how powerful cliques within the Liberal Party resent efforts to pursue the national interest in ways that don't benefit them.