The Political Weekly: Overnight sensations, sloppy rhetoric and a spectacular own goal. Analysis of the week in politics. For The New Daily.
The political week in review: All we saw was vote-buying with money the Government doesn’t have. For The New Daily.
The Coalition has caught the Opposition flat-footed by revealing “Labor-lite” budget measures that could wedge them. But trying to crowd Labor out of the budget debate is a risky move. Weekly column for The Drum.
If Mark Scott is able to maintain the ABC’s support through its digital presence over the next two years, while successfully laying blame for the closure of regional offices and rural programs at the Coalition’s feet, pro-ABC policies could be a deciding factor in the election, particularly among Australia’s highly contested rural electorates. Weekly column for The Hoopla (3 free reads each month).
Slick media strategies and strong narratives are of no help to a flailing government if its political decisions are flawed and its policies untenable. Weekly column for The Drum.
How we’re exploiting the terrorism threat. Weekly column for The Drum.
This is a budget for the true (Coalition) believers. Weekly column for The Drum.
Direct Action: A load of meh. Weekly post for The Hoopla.
Shorten spooks the Conservatives. 2nd post of the week at The Hoopla!
My very first weekly column for ABC's The Drum.