The latest Newspoll suggests Australian CEOs favour Tony Abbott over Julia Gillard any day of the week. Gillard's IR rhetoric and talk of "little Australia" has made the bosses turn against her in their droves, says Alan Kohler.
Voters have every right to be confused by Prime Minister Julia Gillard's mixed messages about sustainability and immigration, writes Paul Kelly.
Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are falling over backwards to endorse their views on border control and restrictive immigration policies. Both are using the population debate as a political football, writes Mark Kenny.