Topic archives: Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull needs to take on Trump’s Make America Cheap Again silliness

and January 29, 2018 10

Donald Trump's protectionism is doing real damage to our exporters -- something Malcolm Turnbull needs to raise with the Americans.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull’s gift to arms dealers

January 29, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has announced a windfall for Australia's defence exporters. Plus, blackouts across Melbourne as energy networks struggle in sweltering temperatures. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bill Shorten can’t rely on Turnbull and co bungling things forever

January 22, 2018 24

Labor has started the year messily and Bill Shorten can't always rely on the Liberals to take the spotlight off his own flaws.

Five times Q&A audience members spoke for the nation in 2017

January 18, 2018 15

The audience members continued to standout across Q&A's 2017 season, often outshining the panelists themselves. Here are Crikey's look back at the most memorable five.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull, Shorten refuse to change the date

January 16, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. The two major parties have rebuffed the Greens' campaign to change the date of Australia Day. Plus, a new report suggests sluggish wage growth will entrench inequality. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Turnbull’s terrifying new ‘espionage’ laws endanger many innocent people

and January 11, 2018 11

This move adds yet another layer on existing legislation that is designed to protect the government from embarrassment, rather than from genuine threats.

Republic redux: Australian independence emerges as a key election issue

January 10, 2018 10

Formally his political raison d'etre, the Republican movement is now a constant source of embarrassment for Turnbull.

Joyce benches strong players in favour of regional pork-barreling

and December 20, 2017 17

The Prime Minister should have anticipated the current high level of angst in Coalition ranks over the re-shuffle.

A budget for millionaires and multinationals, not middle Australia

December 19, 2017 8

The MYEFO has revealed that Turnbull doesn't want to do anything about fixing the deficit or debt, and it's going to be regular Australians who pay the price.

Crikey Worm: Brandis likely to go in cabinet reshuffle

December 19, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle today, sending George Brandis off to the Old Dart. Plus, Australia has dominated England in Perth to claim the Ashes. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.