Topic archives: Malcolm Turnbull

Why the job offers aren’t flowing for Costello

January 7, 2008 3

Peter Costello didn’t mince words when shocking the political world on November 26, declaring he was "looking to build a career post-politics in the commercial world". But 42 days later there is no sign of any resignation, writes Stephen Mayne.

People’s Choice: 2007’s Sexiest Male & Female Politicians

December 21, 2007 2

Here they are, the annual People's Choice Award for Sexiest Male and Female Politician. Hot.

Crikey’s favourite lookalikes

December 21, 2007

The best lookalikes of 2007.

Time for Rudd to get legal to save the whales

December 19, 2007 7

Hiring a former P&O cruise ship and sending down aircraft is okay. But Australians wants to see the killing stopped, not monitored.

We will all pay for Howard’s hidden greenhouse debt

December 14, 2007 12

After checking the books, the Labor Government has said that there is no hidden Howard debt. But Mr Rudd has discovered in Bali this week that John Howard has left him something much worse than a budget blow-out -- a huge greenhouse debt. Clive Hamilton writes.

Nelson and the Libs need to stay patient to survive

and December 13, 2007 2

It'll be a long journey back to relevance for the Coalition. And we're already asking "are we there yet?", writes David MacCormack.

Liberal crisis continues; party offers more of the same

December 12, 2007 3

The Liberal Party’s federal executive meets in Canberra today, and the shadow ministry has its first meeting. Questions over the leadership and Federal pressident positions remain. There is no doubt that the Liberal Party is in denial, writes Christian Kerr.

The Tuesday Top 20

December 11, 2007

The old order fadeth. Sorta, anyway. The Prime Minister is top of the Crikey/Media Monitors chart for this week, the leader of the opposition is second – but John Howard is still hanging in at number three, writes Christian Kerr

Even blaming Howard for the election loss can’t unite the Liberals

December 11, 2007 1

It took longer for the removal trucks to make it to Kirribilli House than it did for John Howard’s reputation to be dragged through the mud by his own party. In some cases, those found at the scene of the crime are implicitly critical of Howard while protecting their own reputation, writes Wayne Errington.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

December 11, 2007

Moving out of Kirribilli ... Brendan’s earring ... justice, Tasmanian style ... Europe still doesn't get Africa ...Oprah backs Obama ... Mungo ... the nanny state ...