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Tag archives: Stephen Conroy

Mayne: Bob Carr v Four Corners on China’s influence in Canberra

Stephen Mayne June 13, 2017 6 Comments

Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.

NBN Co grilled over allegations it exploited evidence from ALP raids to sack employees

Josh Taylor March 29, 2017 7 Comments

The names of NBN Co employees communicating with ALP staffers were seen on emails during AFP raids in Melbourne last year.

Rundle: Conroy moves to Big Gambling, Labor on a losing streak

Guy Rundle December 12, 2016 31 Comments

If Labor keeps joining the banks, the global corporations, the industry bodies, it is not just the political party that will end up the loser.

How Victoria’s rotten Stability Pact keeps Labor undemocratic

Crikey October 24, 2016 5 Comments

With Stephen Conroy departing the scene, will Victorian Labor finally be free of the undemocratic embarrassment that is the Stability Pact? Former Bendigo MP Steve Gibbons is not holding his breath.

Stability? Shorten throws an uneasy Labor pact into chaos

Crikey October 21, 2016 3 Comments

The Victorian stability pact has prevented outright war in Labor. Bill Shorten has unbalanced it, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly .

Why Shorten pushed for Kimberley Kitching — and why it could blow up in his face

Crikey October 14, 2016

Bill Shorten pushed for former HSU official Kimberley Kitching to take on Stephen Conroy's vacant Senate seat, over the strenuous objections of Transport Workers' Union. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has all the goss from the room.

Fake Stephen Conroy says goodbye

Crikey September 30, 2016

He tried to stop your moral decay, but Fake Stephen Conroy has howled from the Senate for the last time.

The likely winners and losers from Conroy’s dramatic exit

Crikey September 21, 2016 3 Comments

Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

What will Conroy’s departure mean for Shorten’s leadership?

Crikey September 19, 2016 8 Comments

Stephen Conroy's shock departure from Parliament has left the Victorian Labor Party on the hop. Will the "Stability Pact" to placate Left and Right factions remain without the Right's "factional Dalek"? Labor insider Ben Chiefly gets the goss.

With Conroy goes Labor’s NBN institutional knowledge

Josh Taylor September 16, 2016 3 Comments

Labor will struggle to fill the NBN knowledge gap left by the departure of veteran Victorian Senator and former minister Stephen Conroy.