Topic archives: Liberal Party

Crikey Worm: Vic Liberal in the gun for dealings with alleged mobster

April 18, 2018

Good morning, early birds. A Liberal Party stalwart is expected to resign over connections to the infamous Tony Madafferi. Plus, the Treasurer rebukes acting PM Michael McCormack for a rather colourful media interview. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Abbott and his Monash morons should quit the Libs

April 4, 2018 17

Tony Abbott isn't merely destabilising Malcolm Turnbull, he's trashing his party's values. And his history shows he simply doesn't believe in the most basic ideas of the Liberal Party.

Dutton’s white farmer campaign represents a vicious factional play

March 21, 2018 6

The overt racism of this campaign is a new low, but will it help keep Dutton in his seat at the next federal election?

Guess which industry still contributes the most in corporate political donations …

and February 2, 2018 9

We can see how major industries contributed to the political parties -- and how much the parties aren't telling us -- from new donations data.

Libs eat their young to protect an intergenerational theft racket

January 10, 2018 48

That the Liberals are so quick to crush one of their young leaders tells you everything you need to know.

Turnbull urged to present his head as a ‘Christmas gift’

December 1, 2017 23

The Deputy Premier of NSW has stuck his neck out to get Turnbull's head.

How To Keep Marriage Equality On The Political Agenda Forever, by the Liberal party room

August 8, 2017 32

For a bunch of people who want to get marriage equality off the political agenda, the Liberals sure have a funny way of doing it.

Turnbull secures win on marriage equality — but it’s not going away

August 7, 2017 4

The Prime Minister has had a tactical win in heading off a revolt by marriage equality supporters in the Liberal party room. But the issue, and confrontation that will be required to resolve it, has merely been delayed.

Matthewson: Turnbull just pulled a Credlin and reset the agenda

July 12, 2017 21

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.

The ex-PM who shall not be named: how to avoid the words ‘Tony Abbott’

July 7, 2017 8

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.