Topic archives: robert doyle

Doyle is finished, but what about the men who supported him?

March 14, 2018 30

Release of details from the Freckleton report into disgraced Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has all but buried his chances of recovery, though the fate of the powerful men who enabled him is less certain.

Mayne: Kennett should also say ‘time’s up’, and retire on his 70th birthday

February 15, 2018 20

The former Victorian premier is failing on many metrics but his views on gender prove the times have outgrown the man, writes Stephen Mayne.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 8, 2018 5

Jonesing for a stadium ... no jihad for Jim? ... Tsiolkas defends Doyle ...

Is Doyle trying to prevent the release of the Freckelton report?

February 7, 2018 7

Team Doyle seems to be moving to suppress the publication or broadcast of any more damaging information.

Crikey Worm: Libs fight back

December 18, 2017

Good morning, early birds. There are a couple of pieces of very good news for the Turnbull government this morning (though it's not all roses). Plus, sexual harassment allegations at Melbourne City Council. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chamlers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

July 4, 2017 10

Bolt's big blunder ... what a load of bollards ... the world's real cyber criminals ...

Liberals and Marxists mingle at GLOBE awards

October 24, 2016

And Robert Doyle lets slip the haunts of his youth.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

October 24, 2016

Council robo-calls ... fairy bread for breakfast ... how Derryn Hinch got elected ...

Mayne: can Robert Doyle pull a CloMo?

October 7, 2016 1

It's a Liberal-Green contest for Melbourne Council, but will Robert Doyle be able to keep his majority?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

September 27, 2016

Laurie Oakes' mystery date ... ABC snake oil ... guess who's back ...

Mayne explains City of Melbourne’s $76m property splash

Mayne explains City of Melbourne’s $76m property splash

October 15, 2014 5

A recent land purchase has Melbourne City Council excited about the prospect of rejuvenating Queen Vic Market's landscape.

Department of Australia: Bureau of Regret

Department of Australia: Bureau of Regret

August 27, 2014

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 4, 2014 4

ATO cracks down on young lawyers? ... more pro-LNP edicts from Queensland ... Melbourne mayor changes career ...

Think global, act local: the role for councils in climate change

Think global, act local: the role for councils in climate change

January 30, 2014 5

State and local governments are going it alone on climate change. Australian councils are starting to follow, write ANU researcher Dr Matthew Rimmer and climate campaigner Charlotte Wood.

The Pauline precedent: our greatest political comebacks

The Pauline precedent: our greatest political comebacks

June 5, 2013 7

Pauline Hanson is trying her hand at another political comeback. Freelance writer Sally Whyte looks back through history at Australian politicians who came in from the political wilderness to electoral glory.

Some comfort for Labor, Greens in big polling weekend

October 29, 2012 7

Election results in Sydney, Melbourne and the ACT point to moderately good news for Labor -- and the Greens will take some comfort from their inner-city results. Is the anti-incumbency vibe waning?

Greens still in hunt to nick Robert Doyle’s robes

Greens still in hunt to nick Robert Doyle’s robes

October 9, 2012

Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle's re-election bid -- widely regarded as a fait accompli -- could still be derailed by an insurgent Greens machine that remains confident of victory if the party can snag over 20% of the primary vote.

How powerful is Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle?

January 12, 2012

He carries off the usual city hall duties, like ribbon cutting and sound biting, with aplomb. But is Robert Doyle actually powerful? He certainly doesn't mind pissing people off, writes Andrew Crook.

A tale of two cities: Occupy Melbourne and Sydney

October 24, 2011

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has expressed solidarity with the Occupy movement, a stark contrast to the vitriolic attitude held by Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, writes Matthew Knott.

Doyle breaks up the Occupy Melbourne party in the city square

Doyle breaks up the Occupy Melbourne party in the city square

October 21, 2011 163

Victoria Police have acted on Lord Mayor Robert Doyle's demands to evict members of Occupy Melbourne from their indefinite camp in City Square, calling in the force's shield-wielding riot squad to disperse the tent city.