The new Greens leader has been in the job for months, and his stock is building. Is Richard Di Natale the Messiah?
It’s time for Tony Abbott to recognise the hollowness of the Liberal right’s threats and to call their bluff on marriage equality.
The Political Weekly: There were few winners in politics this week, but the Treasurer was definitely one of them.
Peta Credlin has done the Liberals a favour by championing the rise of conservative female politicians. In the process, she’s done her own career a favour too.
The Political Weekly: Terror and lies lay at the heart of federal politics this week, as the Government pressed home its advantage on national security issues and Labor leader Bill Shorten made a surprising and potentially lethal admission.
There is real despair in the community about our current political leaders, but if you thought there might be a chance either side of politics would switch to someone else, think again.
The Political Weekly: The Opposition has the week from Hell while the PM looks to turn back the Turnbulls.
Talk of a cabinet reshuffle is ramping up in Canberra, but is that just wishful thinking from ambitious MPs, and can the PM risk the appearance of instability by rolling senior Liberals?
The Political Weekly: The Abbott government bangs the conservative drum on a range of issues to make sure all the talk of legalising gay marriage hadn’t made Coalition voters think the government had gone soft.
In the absence of a compelling leader or a sufficiently self-destructive government, Labor is now taking the only option left to make itself competitive at the next election – policy differentiation.