June 8, 2018 35
When voters want politicians to focus on real-world issues, the government getting hooked on far-right obsessions is a poor look.
June 7, 2018 8
When last you tuned in, Harold (John Howard) was trying to set up a Methodist Information Centre in the high school. But not everyone's happy about it.
June 5, 2018 15
The fallout from the Ramsay Centre collapse is in full swing and once loyal comrades are beginning to sharpen their knives -- it's like a scene out of the Bolshevik Russia.
June 4, 2018 32
Tony Abbott's support may not have killed the ANU's plans to host the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation, but he and his goon-squad-turned-cheer-squad-on-the-right certainly didn't help.
May 30, 2018 16
The Tony Abbott-championed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation will not only be witheringly cynical, but structurally racist as well.
May 18, 2018 7
Abbott's leadership drama has undergone a peculiar transformation in the Fin today, as has Canberra's geography.
May 3, 2018 11
Witnessing the Anzac Day dawn service at Villers Bretonneux was a huge honour, as was awkwardly waiting in line at the portaloo with the next King of England.
April 17, 2018 36
Who are the baddies? Who are the goodies? Are there any goodies at all in this horrifying locus in which even allies clash?
April 13, 2018 11
While Malcolm Turnbull has his flaws, many of the government's problems come from within -- and not just from disaffected former leaders.
April 6, 2018 22
The recent Monash Forum fiasco suggests that, beyond concrete objectives, Tony Abbott is devoted to the beau idéal of failure.
April 4, 2018 17
Tony Abbott isn't merely destabilising Malcolm Turnbull, he's trashing his party's values. And his history shows he simply doesn't believe in the most basic ideas of the Liberal Party.
April 4, 2018 25
A debate about whether Australia needs a new Trump is just another platform for Miranda Devine to push her new alt-right vocabulary.
April 4, 2018 2
Good morning, early birds. Greens leader Richard Di Natalereveals his party's plan to combat unscrupulous behaviour by the big banks. Plus, yet more evidence of Victoria Police brutality comes to light. It's the news you need to know with Chris Woods.
April 3, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 27, 2018 24
Tony Abbott's office while Prime Minister was heavily criticised, but Malcolm Turnbull's is even worse.
March 1, 2018 24
It's the tracker you never thought you'd need in a relatively stable western democracy.
February 23, 2018 26
Travelling to Washington won't free the Prime Minister from politically damaging personalities like Barnaby Joyce and Tony Abbott — Donald Trump will be just as damaging.
February 21, 2018 25
The former front-man played his greatest hits at the Sydney Institute this week, and the routine was tired, stiff, and increasingly irrelevant, writes Margot Saville.
February 19, 2018 12
The Warringah motion is most commonly spruiked as a way to ensure greater democracy within the Liberal Party by taking a one-member, one-vote approach to preselections. Here's the thing though ...
February 16, 2018 5
Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.