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Morrison puts party above Australia’s best interests

Morrison puts party above Australia’s best interests

Crikey readers discuss the Morrison government's lack of political judgement and the rise of the far-right in Australia.

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

Government staffers could not explain how such an extensive series of administrative errors could have occurred.

Coalition recovers some lost ground

Coalition recovers some lost ground

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition enjoys a mild boost in the polls since its immediate post-Libspill plunge. Plus, an SAS soldier receives threats for assisting a war crime inquiry. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Almost a month since being sworn in, it would seem the government has very little in the way of a strong legislative agenda.

Coalition regroups for union attack

Coalition regroups for union attack

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition plans to resurrect a bill that would weaken the unions. Plus, a record month for renewable energy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Poll Bludger: mixed signals as Coalition tries to turn the ship around

Poll Bludger: mixed signals as Coalition tries to turn the ship around

Where do Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals really sit after the carnage of Super Saturday? It depends which way you read the polling.

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

The Treasurer's press releases are packed with incorrect assertions about Australia's economic dominance, falsehoods about tax relief and deflections from the government's financial incompetence -- and that's just in the last month.

What would it take to actually change Australia’s asylum seeker policies?

What would it take to actually change Australia’s asylum seeker policies?

The government has long clung to the "stopping the boats" narrative to justify an immoral asylum seeker system. Here are some alternatives.

Poll Bludger: has the budget helped the government’s chances at re-election one bit?

Poll Bludger: has the budget helped the government’s chances at re-election one bit?

While warring poll numbers cast doubt on voter's love for the Coalition, there are signs that Malcolm Turnbull may soon have a reason to await his preferred leader polls with hope rather than dread.

Poll Bludger: shining a light on the dark corners of opinion polling

Poll Bludger: shining a light on the dark corners of opinion polling

The prerogative for pollsters to keep their mix of herbs and spices secret is problematic, particularly as the long-term escalation of the minor party vote makes preference allocations ever more significant.