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Whether canoes or subs, defence procurement needs to be more transparent

Whether canoes or subs, defence procurement needs to be more transparent

The Australian government needs to rethink the way it spends taxpayer money on submarines, as well as fighter jets and tanks.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Junk preferences in South Australia ... the real leadership battles in Queensland ... Americans order flat whites ...

Abbott reshuffles to ‘reset and refocus’

Abbott reshuffles to ‘reset and refocus’

Tony Abbott has used the resignation of Arthur Sinodinos and the dumping of David Johnston to "reset and refocus" his beleaguered government.

Keane: reshuffle the key to a better 2015 for the Coalition

Keane: reshuffle the key to a better 2015 for the Coalition

The government needs a ministerial overhaul to more effectively play to its strengths.

Keane: another week, another shocker for a troubled government

Keane: another week, another shocker for a troubled government

The government has suffered yet another bad week -- and with no relief in sight.

‘Full confidence’? David Johnston better watch his back

‘Full confidence’? David Johnston better watch his back

Tony Abbott has "full confidence" in the Defence Minister. That is probably not good for David Johnston's career. Freelance journalist Andrei Ghoukassian looks at the political kiss of death.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

David Johnston and the gun company ... the goodbye card from ABC TV ... and we start Christmas party watch ...

Carlton: Henderson could keep the Press Council busy

Carlton: Henderson could keep the Press Council busy

Mike Carlton writes on Gerard Henderson, and Crikey readers talk defence ministers past and the NBN losers.

Iraq debacle complicates Johnston’s tenure at Russell Hill

Iraq debacle complicates Johnston’s tenure at Russell Hill

The demise of inept defence minister David Johnston may no longer be so imminent given we're now at war... or something.

Keane: Iraq intervention part of a war without end

Keane: Iraq intervention part of a war without end

The deteriorating Iraq situation and our response to it merely perpetuates a War on Terror that will always curb our freedoms.