This has been a year of great progress, and legislative change reflects this. Yet, still, Australia is in a national emergency.
Australian politicians have a track record of trying to restore their reputations through the courts, and this year has been no exception.
Scott Morrison's effort to relaunch himself yesterday was an attempt to paper over major structural flaws in his government.
Hanson-Young's questionable pun, La Trobe's grim future and who's trying to take down Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt?
Sarah Hanson-Young's brand of "decaffeinated inspirational feminism" is widely popular. To critique it is heresy, but to permit it to flourish is to permit the concealment of all liberalism’s failures.
Good morning, early birds. One Nation has been accused of yet another electoral breach. Plus, the bizarre campaign for Grant Denyer's Gold Logie pays off. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Greens lost more than their chance at a second lower house seat on Saturday.
This is what we are up against: not the Thatcherites of old, confident in their own virtues, but a defeated, discredited, broken political movement, resentful of the changing nature of Western life.