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Turnbull's new political strategy channels Rudd. Let's hope he can stick the landing.

Turnbull's new political strategy channels Rudd. Let's hope he can stick the landing.

Paula MatthewsonMay 26, 20179 Comments

This month’s budget could be seen as an attempt by Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison to emulate Rudd’s 2007 campaigning success.

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Stephen MayneMay 23, 20173 Comments

Stephen Mayne is working hard on his list of 100 long-serving men who should retire.

Fingerprints: Tom Switzer's attack on Scott Morrison

Fingerprints: Tom Switzer's attack on Scott Morrison

Bernard KeaneMay 23, 20178 Comments

Why is a conservative academic getting stuck into Treasurer Scott Morrison? The fingerprints show what's really going on.

Poll Bludger: why tonight will look suspiciously like an election budget

Poll Bludger: why tonight will look suspiciously like an election budget

William BoweMay 9, 20172 Comments

The next federal election is two years away, but Malcolm Turnbull has a pretty good incentive to turn around his dismal Newspoll figures right now with a kinder, gentler budget.

Catholic educators' bitterness over Gonski 2.0 is rich indeed

Catholic educators' bitterness over Gonski 2.0 is rich indeed

Bernard KeaneMay 5, 201713 Comments

The complaints from Catholic schools that their big rise in Gonski 2.0 funding isn't as much as government schools is simply rentseeking, and nothing to do with the great debates of the past.

Credlin is wrong: Tony Abbott was not more popular with women than Turnbull

Credlin is wrong: Tony Abbott was not more popular with women than Turnbull

William BoweMay 5, 20175 Comments

Despite Peta Credlin's claims, Tony Abbott's "woman problem" was real. And Turnbull is, on the whole, more popular with female voters.

Abbott takes on Western civilisation, loses

Bernard KeaneMay 4, 201726 Comments

If Tony Abbott and the free speech crowd really believe free speech is the primary human right, then let's see them do something serious to protect it.

Matthewson: Credlin's feminist posturing rings hollow

Matthewson: Credlin's feminist posturing rings hollow

Paula MatthewsonMay 2, 20176 Comments

Peta Credlin works hard to cultivate the impression that she’s an advocate and supporter of the advancement of women, but the reality is often quite the opposite.

Tony Abbott's cunning plan to become Australia's embarrassing uncle

Tony Abbott's cunning plan to become Australia's embarrassing uncle

Helen RazerMay 2, 201715 Comments

Tony Abbott has not only weighed into the Yassmin Abdel-Magied "debate", he has also said the Sex Discrimination Commissioner is "anti-men". This is not a mistake -- Abbott wants to come across as crazy and confused as possible.

Crikey Worm: Polling improves for govt, dole bludger crackdown

Crikey Worm: Polling improves for govt, dole bludger crackdown

Josh TaylorApr 24, 20173 Comments

Turnbull's week on "Aussie values" pays off in Newspoll, and yet another crackdown on welfare planned in the budget. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

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