Former union official and Labor senator Doug Cameron once looked like a dinosaur. But the collapse of neoliberalism has shown him to be far more insightful than many of us gave him credit for.
Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten will today pitch Labor's plan for economic reform to voters, and leaked reports reveal that "manning issues" mean Border Force is missing sea patrol targets by as much as 20%. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Despite being a year without major elections, the 2017-18 political donations data throws up some interesting stories — many months after we should have known.
As policies presented at the recent ALP National Conference show, Labor is not "the light on the hill" that Chifley spoke of all those years ago.
Good morning, early birds. Labor is set to announce its immigration election policy, including a lifting of Australia's refugee intake, and the Coalition expects a massive surplus in its budget projections. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has set out Labor's energy ambitions, Amnesty reports deteriorating conditions on Manus, and Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence is freed from prison. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Never has there been a new Prime Minister with less authority than Scott Morrison, who leads not so much a party as an ongoing civil war.
A lot would have to go right for a Labor landslide in 2019, but even more would need to go right for Australian conservatism to recover from the leadership fiasco.