Morrison's epic fail
A crisis of this scale requires a willingness to generate bipartisan consensus, but the PM has struggled to put the national interest above party politics.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
A high point for arts funding?
More money is being invested in the arts, but per-person funding is down, and the federal government's contribution is exposed, according to cultural think tank A New Approach.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
Better candidates than BoJo
If Boris Johnson becomes British PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK.
Time to walk the tightrope
Now the election dust has settled, both the Coalition and Labor need to carefully consider their next moves.
Defying the polls
Political science explains three reasons why the Coalition won the 2019 federal election.
A man of great Labor
It was a combination of circumstances and individual capacity that made Bob Hawke one of Australia's finest modern prime ministers.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Interest rates: The case for leaving them on hold
We run to the monetary policy teat at the first sign of economic weakness because it is easy and comfortable and has delivered before, but this time it's different.
How young Australians will decide who gets their vote
Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.
Federal election: Shorten's path to PM
Despite an inability to improve his popularity rating, the strength of the Labor leader's team could make for a successful government.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
Whistleblowers: protected or pursued?
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.
Time for decriminalisation
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Falling through the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.
Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: an explainer
The new law means large organisations will need to report annually on their efforts to address the risk of exploitation in their supply chains.
State election: federal failings spelt doom for Liberals
This year's antics in Canberra can be the only reason for the massive defeat for Matthew Guy's opposition.
The model of a failed strategy
The Coalition's seeds of destruction in the state election were sown long before its ill-fated campaign.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
US midterms: the houses divided
Although the Republicans retained control of the Senate, indications are that it's the Democrats who'll prove the bigger winners.
Order in the house
Anna Burke has represented unions and employers, contested (and won) six federal elections, and made politicians of all stripes behave in her role as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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