Topic archives: Maxine McKew

Should MPs spend more time in Parliament?

August 22, 2016

Would more sitting days in Canberra actually result in more, and better, work being done?

McKew: come on, Bill, wedge Mal on an issue that matters

June 22, 2016 5

Bill Shorten should take the Coalition's education policy to task, writes former MP for Bennelong Maxine McKew.

A ‘lamington stall’ approach to campaign finance reform

June 3, 2016 3

Nick Greiner, Luke Foley, Ross Garnaut and others gathered to discuss the future (possibly doomed) of campaign finance reform.

An education in electioneering

May 9, 2016 7

Turnbull pitches to those who can buy their kids a house, but Shorten is betting a lot on school funding. Former Labor member for Bennelong Maxine McKew gets the lay of the land.

Is Tony Windsor doomed to follow in the footsteps of Maxine McKew?

March 24, 2016 19

The battle between Barnaby Joyce and Tony Windsor recalls another famous political contest, writes former adviser to Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd John Preston.

Maxine McKew v Geoff Gallop, more or less

March 6, 2013

Crikey readers have their say on the issues of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 5, 2013 4

Which govt pays writers to smear opponents? ... the inside word on Coke's anti-recycling putsch ... is the Green Guide staying Green? ...

Tips and rumours

March 4, 2013 2

Fisticuffs at the Perth Writers Festival over Rudd ... does Abbott fit with the Salvos? ... Labor hacks accused of not loving western Sydney after all ...

Sentia Media index: McKew and Jasper boost Rudd’s profile

Sentia Media index: McKew and Jasper boost Rudd’s profile

October 31, 2012

Kevin Rudd is stalking the leaders in media mentions, thanks in part to the death of a beloved pet, writes Sentia Media's John Chalmers.

Introducing the BET (bank extortion tax)

October 29, 2012 10

Crikey readers have their say on the biggest issues of the day,