It's fine for barristers to have a big old blue about their titles, but it's not fine to tie up the parliament.
From healthcare to drug laws to deregulation, the South Australian government has spent the year keeping a low-profile between disappointments.
As Alexander Downer blames voters for the troubles of the Liberal Party (including the failure to elect his daughter in the Mayo byelection), he should think about looking a little closer to home.
Even if the Libs runs a smarter campaign at the general election, its former heartland seat looks set to be in Rebekha Sharkie’s hands for a long time yet.
The city of Elizabeth, South Australia, stands as an exemplar of lost possibilities; of what could have been but was squandered.
Good morning, early birds. A child only eight months old is reportedly among the most recent victims of Israeli violence. Plus, the foreign interference laws so broad, you might end up on a special government register. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
This weekend, Labor finds itself threatened in places it could confidently have regarded as its electoral heartland just a few years ago.
In politics, the worst crime a leader can commit is to lose the unloseable election.
While his grassroots charm belies a calculating political tactician, Nick Xenophon is riding the same anti-establishment wave that swept Donald Trump into office.
After winding down over the holidays, many thought Xenophon had done his dash on announcements and surprise candidacies. However, it appears Xenophon has more to pull out of the hat.