The Political Weekly: The Opposition Leader found a new way to help boost flagging poll ratings, but unforeseen circumstances threatened to derail his progress.
The man who faced the royal commission into unions was confident and articulate. Who was he and what had Labor done with Bill Shorten?
Despite Tony Abbott’s protestations to the contrary, there is no golden rule in Australian politics damning a governing […]
Paul Keating doesn’t deserve our adoration any more than John Howard or Julia Gillard. He wasn’t a matinee idol or rock god but a national leader with razor sharp mind, an acerbic tongue and a mixed record of achievements.
Whether we like it or not, 2013 is going to be the year of the broken promise. While […]
Here’s my latest piece for the King’s Tribune… There’s an old fashioned quality that might be creeping back […]
Shaun Carney’s recount today of former Treasurer Howard sending Treasurer Keating a congratulationary note on becoming the world’s […]
Why do we love to hate someone when vigorous disagreement should be enough? In competitive arenas such as […]
John Howard was pilloried during his time as Prime Minister for saying he wanted the Australian people to […]