Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce has threatened the relationship status of the LNP over the Liberals' dismissal of coal plants, and Labor pledges a number of infrastructure and business-boosting initiatives. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Celia Hammond is walking into one of the safest Coalition seats in the country. Will she win it?
The shockwaves of Julie Bishop's retirement from politics are still being felt. But her so-called "moderate" nature hid a support for an ideology which keeps women out of power.
The left maintains that neoliberalism, and the Liberal Party, are hostile to welfare spending. The record shows otherwise.
A recent preselection in the WA seat of Stirling has cost the Liberals an opportunity to persuade women in Perth that they should keep faith with the party.
Even with quotas, the pace of change in Labor was deadly slow. The Libs must get moving now.
Crikey readers discuss the Liberal Party's problem with electing women, Scott Morrison's job history and the problems facing the Greens.
For the first time in months, female panelists will dominate Q&A. They should have plenty to talk about too.
Morrison's pre-parliament career casts doubt over his strategic campaigning abilities, his management skills and an apparent tendency towards a lack of transparency.