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Labor mediocrities rise to the top as party struggles with defeat

Labor mediocrities rise to the top as party struggles with defeat

Labor is showing every sign of abandoning the discipline it showed from 2013-19 and is busily promoting mediocrities.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Politicians attend church in the rain ... Don Farrell's new FIFO staffer ... Clive Palmer's message for Cory Bernardi ...

The likely winners and losers from Conroy’s dramatic exit

The likely winners and losers from Conroy’s dramatic exit

Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Don’s Party return threatens Emily’s List co-convenor

Don’s Party return threatens Emily’s List co-convenor

Don Farrell wants back into the Senate. Does that mean he'll push out Anne McEwen?

Labor takes a hard look at its union dominance

Labor takes a hard look at its union dominance

Senator John Faulkner's proposed reform for state conference to surrender upper house voting power to the party membership does not look promising.

Adelaide’s quiet powerbrokers: the people who’ll decide SA’s election

Adelaide’s quiet powerbrokers: the people who’ll decide SA’s election

South Australia is in flux. Labor will lose power; the mining boom is ending; Holden is leaving. There's a new coterie of power players making their mark. Here's who you should keep an eye on.

Labor ‘fatally wounded’ ahead of SA election in Farrell fracas

Labor ‘fatally wounded’ ahead of SA election in Farrell fracas

An extraordinary morning in SA politics has crippled the Labor government ahead of the March state election. InDaily editor David Washington explains what happened.

Shorten likely to win Labor leadership, but Albo could be a contender

Shorten likely to win Labor leadership, but Albo could be a contender

Federal Labor MPs are mulling their next leader. Bill Shorten, on current numbers, might appear to be in the pole position but the reality is more complex.

Anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage … and the new mental health minister

Anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage … and the new mental health minister

ALP Senator Jacinta Collins has had a meteoric rise into Rudd's new cabinet. Who is she -- and will her intense social conservatism raise serious questions about her capacity to function as Mental Health Minister?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Our twin science ministers ... naughty insurer to be investigated ... memo from O'Farrell ...