Bernard KeaneAug 17, 201734 Comments
Like clockwork, the Turnbull government keeps making bad decisions that only result in humiliation.
Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201732 Comments
Yesterday was a rare day in politics when collective common sense goes out the window and chaos takes over.
CrikeyAug 16, 2017
Lockheed's new BFF ... Qantas' frequent flyer problems ... QUT tells students to vote for marriage equality, then backtracks ...
Charlie LewisAug 15, 20179 Comments
Having delighted in the failures of the Greens senators to grasp "basic admin", just what kind of contortions are the Coalition going through now that they've been ensnared in similar issues?
Aug 15, 20177 Comments
ANZUS is meant to protect us, not be the lightning rod to a nuclear war waged by two egomaniacs, writes Ramesh Thakur, professor in The Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 201714 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has been badly let down by Barnaby Joyce -- but his handling of the citizenship crisis made it even worse.
Aug 14, 201710 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull's declaration that Australia will stand "hip to hip" with the US in the event of war with North Korea is not only idiotic, it is dangerous, writes author and Labor speechwriter Graham Freudenberg.
William BoweAug 11, 2017
Conducting the plebiscite through the ABS as a postal vote has a number of worrying consequences. Aside from the challenge to its legality, it may skew the vote in favour of older, more conservative voters, and even, potentially, make voter fraud more likely.
Bernard KeaneAug 11, 201711 Comments
The Prime Minister was keen to get away from discussing marriage equality this week and portray Bill Shorten as a crook. Shorten had other ideas.
Derryn HinchAug 10, 201716 Comments
It’s hard to believe, as the Turnbull government again blocks a free vote on marital matters, that Ming, the so-called Liberal Moses, did just the opposite.