Crikey readers discuss the Murray-Darling crisis, Labor's plans for teachers and Dutton's plans for a sex offenders register.
Five concerned teachers explain why Labor's plan to increase the required ATAR to study teaching is not just wrongheaded, but regressive.
Shorten should’ve known that simply relegating Dastyari to the backbench, as he did last week, would be insufficient.
Good morning, early birds. The Dastyari dilemma gets more complicated by the day -- and threatens to engulf more than just the Labor Party. Meanwhile, the government is refusing to release key data on Australia's emissions output. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
It's Tanya Plibersek's world, we just live in it, writes former Sydney Morning Herald editor-in-chief and UTS Professor of Journalism Peter Fray.
Bill Shorten's Right Labor faction is losing ground, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly. And if the Left assert its dominance nationally, Anthony Albanese could be the real winner.
It's the most anticipated awards of the year -- who will be Crikey's Arsehat, Person of the Year and Sexiest Politician?
In its inner-city battle with the Greens, Labor struggles with idealistic expectations while relying on its ability to deliver front-line services.