Topic archives: Malcolm Turnbull

Crikey Worm: senior Green calls for Di Natale’s resignation

March 20, 2018

Good morning, early birds. A senior Greens figure calls for Di Natale's head. Plus, the free speech award winners likely to have News Corp opinion writers up in arms. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Labor targets wealthy investors

March 13, 2018 4

Good morning, early birds. Labor plans to end cash refunds for wealthy investors. Plus, the Prime Minister ramps up the government's tax cut rhetoric. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Malcolm better hope that life begins at 30

March 9, 2018 11

The PM is heading towards 30 failed opinion polls, so he'd better start squaring up for the inevitable midnight visit from the ghost of Abbott, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull loses 28th consecutive Newspoll

March 5, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. Latest Newspoll confirms, whatever Turnbull's selling, the public isn't buying it. Plus, Australia prepares for (trade) war over Donald Trump's surprise metal tariffs. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

An instructive history on the ‘evils’ of foreign donations

February 27, 2018 4

Malcolm Turnbull says everyone agrees that foreign donations are bad. He seems to have changed his tune just a little bit.

The mystery of Malcolm’s midnight missive

February 27, 2018 3

Malcolm Turnbull waited two weeks to check if Barnaby Joyce had broken any ministerial standards. Is anyone in his office capable of doing the basics of political management?

Where’s the profit surge from Australian companies going?

and February 26, 2018 8

Australian companies are enjoying a bumper reporting season. So where is all the money going? Into investment and wage rises? Yeah, not so much.

Hitting the right note

February 23, 2018 1

A sneak peek at Donald Trump's notes for his upcoming meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Poll Bludger: according to the numbers, the Nats don’t need Joyce

February 23, 2018 5

One thing Barnaby's defenders have used to argue their case is that the Deputy PM is really very good at "retail politics", that he reinvigorated the Nationals Party. But is that actually true?

Barnaby, Tony and Trump: the toxic trio upstaging Turnbull

February 23, 2018 26

Travelling to Washington won't free the Prime Minister from politically damaging personalities like Barnaby Joyce and Tony Abbott — Donald Trump will be just as damaging.