February 21, 2018
Good morning, early birds. China's international expansion program will be high on the agenda when Malcolm Turnbull meets with US officials. Plus, Australia is rocked by two sports doping scandals. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
February 19, 2018 12
The Warringah motion is most commonly spruiked as a way to ensure greater democracy within the Liberal Party by taking a one-member, one-vote approach to preselections. Here's the thing though ...
February 19, 2018 24
Malcolm Turnbull's constant backflips on Barnaby Joyce reflect the torment of having to govern with a man of massive ego and minimal ability.
February 19, 2018 2
Twitter is becoming the channel of choice for political news, comment, opinion, not least because Facebook is vacating the field.
February 19, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce has been condemned by Australians in the latest Newspoll. Plus, George Christensen is in the gun over a controversial social media post. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
February 16, 2018 65
Canberra has been left stunned by Barnaby Joyce's unprecedented savaging of his own Prime Minister, which leaves the Coalition, and this government, in tatters.
February 16, 2018 5
Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.
February 16, 2018 12
Savaged by Labor in question time yesterday and unable to sack his deputy, Malcolm Turnbull needed something big to try to kill off the Joyce scandal.
February 16, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister puts the pantsmen on notice with a rather dramatic captain's call. Plus, the UN again urges Australia to transfer people from dangerous and harmful conditions, as the United States prepares to take a fourth group of refugees from PNG and Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
February 15, 2018 10
Barnaby Joyce is facing the end of his political career after being comprehensively abandoned by the Prime Minister as Labor found new allegations to pursue against him.
February 14, 2018 3
Malcolm Turnbull's position on climate change has undergone a remarkable range of gyrations. The same is true of Queensland Labor. Such flip-flopping always comes at a price.
February 14, 2018 64
Dropping the toxic political deadweight of Barnaby Joyce is just what Malcolm Turnbull needs to finally govern properly.
February 13, 2018 69
Deciding that Barnaby Joyce's girlfriend wasn't his partner, so that Malcolm Turnbull could avoid being dragged into the Joyce affair, was the worst idea anyone's had in this incompetent government.
February 9, 2018 8
AGL told the ASX yesterday that its profit had nearly doubled to $622 million from $325 million a year earlier.
February 9, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) meets today to discuss, inter alia, compensation for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. Plus, is it even possible to "tonify" one's kidney essence? The TPA comes under fire for allegedly loose labelling practices on vitamin products. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
February 7, 2018 78
Everything Turnbull does now produces the sort of contempt one feels for someone living out an imaginary life on our time.
February 5, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The embattled Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has quit. Plus, finally, some good news for the PM in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
February 2, 2018 33
The controversy over its foreign donation and foreign interference proposals confirms that this "Liberal" government is the most authoritarian in decades.
February 1, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister will deliver a very business-friendly speech today in what sounds an awful lot like a campaign speech. Plus, ASIO raids the ABC. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
January 30, 2018 9
Our political environment is becoming ever more polluted with lies about major policy issues, undermining already low levels of voter trust.