Gotcha journalism is, in large part, responsible for politicians not being allowed to utter a single unscripted word.

No woman, regardless of her views, words or behaviour should be subject to criticism or abuse based on her gender. Not even rampaging Tory women.

Will the Liberal Party under Malcolm Turnbull really be more progressive? The recorded views of cabinet ministers may speak for themselves.

The Political Weekly: A flash of anger and a terrible joke headline our weekly review of Australian politics.

Labor has been accused of ‘running dead’ in the Canning by-election, but there’s a second intriguing shadow campaign being waged as well.

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.

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: Bali Nine executions, Anzac Day and marriage equality captured the attention of Australia’s politicians this week.

The Political Weekly: ‘Courageous’ policies and cringe-worthy moments. A look back at the moments served up by our politicians this week.