Labor and the Government are locked in an arm wrestle over Dyson Heydon and the union royal commission that will define their election strategies.
The Queensland election offers the spectacle of a conservative government headed by a deeply unpopular leader facing off […]
Considered the holiest of numbers by Christians and Wiccans alike, the number three has eerily presided over our past political year. From people to politics and policies, the rule of three was ubiquitous.
While Labor is using its shiny new leadership process to distract members from election loss disappointment and take the heat out of ensuing acts of retribution, the Greens appear to be floundering in response to a poor election performance that was a surprise to no-one but themselves.
Here’s my take for Guardian Australia on last night’s Peoples’ Forum at Rooty Hill RSL Club and Kevin Rudd’s […]
Trust me. That was the basis of Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s pitch to Australian voters at the Coalition’s election campaign launch on Sunday.
Here’s a post I wrote today for Guardian Australia on Tony Abbott’s “does this man ever shut up?” […]
Are media organisations providing voters with a valuable service by propagating these surveys? Do opinion poll stories help to make us informed voters or enhance our democracy in any way? Well no; not any more than the arbitrary scorecards handed out at the end of each campaign day or week announcing who ‘won’ the past 24 hours or seven-day period.
In my post for The Drum this week I’ve looked at the Leaders’ Debate. In the broader scheme of […]