Crikey October 24, 2016
Council robo-calls ... fairy bread for breakfast ... how Derryn Hinch got elected ...
Crikey October 21, 2016 2 Comments
Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson. And an independent candidate says that's not on.
Crikey October 7, 2016
Brandis shares plebsicite deets ... hipsters sabotage Border Force ... inverse hedgehogs shamed ...
Stephen Mayne October 7, 2016 1 Comment
It's a Liberal-Green contest for Melbourne Council, but will Robert Doyle be able to keep his majority?
Bernard Keane September 12, 2016 17 Comments
The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.
Myriam Robin June 16, 2016 1 Comment
The loophole that gives SA councillors safe harbour from Section 44.
William Bowe March 21, 2016 3 Comments
If the Queensland election is a preview of the federal election, Labor should be quaking in its boots.
Alex Mitchell October 26, 2015 5 Comments
Mike Baird is the most popular premier in Australia -- but will the bloom be off the rose when he forces councils to amalgamate?
Stephen Mayne September 10, 2015 3 Comments
Defining transparency is easy. It's enacting it that's the problem.
Stephen Mayne July 27, 2015 7 Comments
If you want to trim the fat of local government, start by looking at how much public service providers, like firefighters, get paid.