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.
Stephen MayneMay 23, 20173 Comments
Stephen Mayne is working hard on his list of 100 long-serving men who should retire.
Bernard KeaneMay 23, 20178 Comments
Why is a conservative academic getting stuck into Treasurer Scott Morrison? The fingerprints show what's really going on.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.