The Prime Minister isn’t fooling anyone when he sings Tony Abbott’s praises.
The Political Weekly: this former darling of the Liberal conservatives may have fallen out of favour.
Having won the face-off with Tony Abbott, the Prime Minister-designate Malcolm Turnbull now has two more pressing tests to deal with.
Ministerial paranoia, the Canning by-election and fear of a snap double-dissolution are all fuelling renewed leadership speculation. Depending on who you believe, Tony Abbott’s time might be up.
The Political Weekly: A flash of anger and a terrible joke headline our weekly review of Australian politics.
Bombing Syria, cutting taxes, and dumping Joe Hockey as Treasurer – the latest ideas coming out of this Government suggest Tony Abbott is desperately scrabbling for anything in the hope of escaping his dire situation.
The Political Weekly: Coalition in-fighting, Julie Bishop’s tactical move and cries of racism.
The Political Weekly: The week may have commenced with the opposition feeling chuffed about having brought down Bronwyn Bishop, but by week’s end Labor was becoming increasingly anxious about the media witch-hunt it had unleashed.
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.