Described by Labor insiders as “a working class boy from Maroubra", the new chief of NSW Labor has a herculean task ahead of him.
The only thing the Right has ever been able to claim was their efficiency. Now, they don't even have that.
After years of factional fighting, will the Right or the Left control the majority of the cabinet in the new McGowan government? Labor insider Ben Chiefly asks the question.
Only Bill Shorten's Victorian Right of the Labor Party are hesitant to change the ALP's position on Israel. But with the Left ascendant, is strong support for Palestine on the cards? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.
Many belonging to Labor Left have been spooked by Trump's foreign affairs pronouncements, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
The Labor Left seems to making its move, with several influential unions in negotiations to form a power bloc, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Kimberley Kitching's husband, Andrew Landeryou, has a ... complicated relationship with the Labor Party. But her appointment to the vacant Victorian Senate spot left by the departure of Stephen Conroy raises some questions about the party's leader, say Crikey writers.
Stephen Conroy's shock departure from Parliament has left the Victorian Labor Party on the hop. Will the "Stability Pact" to placate Left and Right factions remain without the Right's "factional Dalek"? Labor insider Ben Chiefly gets the goss.
Stephen Conroy's Labor colleagues were shocked this morning by his hastily announced resignation. But what caused Conroy to jump? Labor insider Ben Chiefly gets the goss.
The Conroy-aligned Right faction and Carr-aligned Left faction have daggers drawn in Victorian Labor. And Kim Carr could be the first casualty. Labor insider Ben Chiefly gives a behind-the-curtain look at the machinations of Victorian Labor.