Lessons for Labor, Liberal’s nuclear error, and lucky Barilaro

A lull in politics gives us some time to assess how the political parties are travelling, and since the May election result, most of the [>>>]

A Voice to Parliament and a new economy. Can we do both?

The details for the Voice To Parliament have been released by the Prime Minister, and it’s three simple changes to the Constitution, but already, conservatives [>>>]

An audacious new Parliament and an election day lie

The 47th Parliament has commenced and the new Labor government wants to implement its agenda as soon as possible. After nine years of a Coalition [>>>]

A miserable ghost reappears, environment takes centre stage and the return of Parliament

After several months of absence from the national stage, former Prime Minister Scott Morrison made an appearance on a different kind of stage – the [>>>]

Pacific diplomacy, Collaery case dropped, more NSW corruption and a forgotten pandemic

Foreign affairs is still a dominant issue for the Albanese government – and why not – so many relationships to repair after a neglectful nine [>>>]

Media madness, a Voice to Parliament, Climate Change politics and factional trouble in the Liberal Party

There’s a madness in the media and hard to see when it will stop. The Prime Minister has returned from the recent NATO meeting – [>>>]

The Marxists Within, Independents Staff Outrage, Roe v Wade

How many political staffers does it take to change a piece of legislation? Independent MPs have been outraged about the Prime Minister’s decision to reduce [>>>]

Greens Power, Fighting The Last Election And More Corruption In NSW

The Australian Greens have had their most successful election campaign ever – four seats in the House of Representatives, 12 Senators and 12.25% of the [>>>]

The Pseudo Energy Wars, Saving Julian Assange And Demise Of The Liberal Party

The biggest war is not the one in Ukraine – there are no generals in this war, there are no medals to hand out, and [>>>]

Labor And The Eternal Blame Game

How much can a new government be held responsible for the mistakes of the previous government? And how much time should this new government be [>>>]

Flying the Red Flag for Labor and new Liberal leadership, same as the old

The final assessment is in and the Labor Party has won 77 seats, enough to form government in its own right, without needing the support [>>>]

Everything Must Change: The Big 2022 Federal Election Analysis

The 2022 federal election turned out to be one of the interesting and exciting results in Australian history. Not that you’d get an understanding of [>>>]

Week 6 Election Wrap And Election Day Special!

And so, it has come to this. The day of the 2022 federal election. Week 6 of the campaign wasn’t that different to the previous [>>>]

Week 5 Election Wrap, The Leader’s Debates, The Return of the Democrats, And A Failing Coalition Campaign

Scott Morrison must now be rueing his decision to embark on a six-week election campaign, and it appears the longer it continues, the worse his [>>>]

Week 4 Election Wrap, Labor Launch, Albanese At The Kitchen Table, The Economy And Corruption

Four weeks into the campaign and real votes are being cast, with the acceptance of postal votes and the prepoll period commencing soon. In 2019, [>>>]

Week 3 Election Wrap, A Missing Leader, ANZAC Day And Peter Dutton’s War On China

Anthony Albanese was missing from the election campaign for one week, and didn’t the media have a field day. Unfortunately, the media has it in [>>>]

Week 2 Election Wrap And The Fine Art Of The Scare Campaign

Scare campaigns need to have a semblance of truth behind them to work effectively and Labor’s strategy of making pensioners think they’ll have their income [>>>]

Week 1 Election Wrap And Media Behaving Badly, Very Badly

A very hostile first media conference for Anthony Albanese in the marginal seat of Bass in Tasmania, where he couldn’t answer or gave the wrong [>>>]

Big Pre-election Special And Talking Politics With The Very Reason-able Jane Caro

We’ve never seen a government in so much trouble entering an election campaign and it’s just a question of whether Scott Morrison has the political [>>>]

Budget 2022 And A Wrecking Ball Government

The Budget was announced this week, and not only was it one of the most political ever, it was also one of the most expensive [>>>]

SA election, Labor factions, and the beginning of the end of Morrison

The electorate in South Australia has removed a one-term Liberal Party government and installed a Labor government under Peter Malinauskas. And with a state election [>>>]