Philip Dorling Bob Carr might have been Foreign Affairs Minister for only 12 months but he started talking to US diplomats about internal Labor politics nearly 40 years ago.
Marcia Langton The ALP has taken the Aboriginal electorate for granted, writes Marcia Langton.
Daniel Flitton Forty years ago this month, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam made the controversial decision to recognise China's communist government. Has the relationship prospered?
Rachel Browne Sydney's Lulworth House is under investigation over serious allegations of neglect.
Helen Pitt ''MEN and women of Australia,'' Gough Whitlam began famously 40 years ago on November 13, 1972 in his campaign policy launch at the Blacktown Civic Centre.
Mark Baker Nick Styant-Browne is embroiled in the fight of his life and has gone to battle with the firm he helped make famous, wrecked a 20-year friendship and provoked the wrath of many Labor supporters who...
Advocates will shift their focus to legalising same sex marriage at the state level, after Federal MPs yesterday voted down a bill which would have allowed gay couples to marry.
Dan Harrison ADVOCATES for legalising same-sex marriage will shift their focus to the state level, after federal MPs yesterday defeated a bill that would have allowed gay couples to marry.
Chris Johnson Former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser has hit out at the party he once led, saying it has strayed too far to the right and has lost the vision of founder Robert Menzies.
AFTER the dismissal, Labor faced an unexpected third election in as many years, with a campaign to run and no money to run it.
Michael Gordon Rupert Murdoch agreed to pay a movie producer if he delivered footage of Gough Whitlam accepting a briefcase full of cash from Iraqis to pay Labor debts, according to a new biography.
Michael Gordon Former chief justice, Sir Anthony Mason, has broken his 37-year silence on his role in Australia's greatest political crisis to reveal he advised Sir John Kerr that he should warn Gough Whitlam of...
Adele Ferguson Gina Rinehart's emergence as a political force and serious media player shows she is very much her father's daughter, Adele Ferguson writes
Adele Ferguson Having spent many years keeping herself out of the headlines, Gina Rinehart is now taking to the media with gusto.
Former prime minister John Howard is already a best-selling author after his memoir Lazarus Rising sold more than 100,000 copies.
Dylan Welch, Daniel Flitton The threats posed by the Cold War will be outdone by the multifaceted dangers of the 21st century, according to a landmark speech by the head of Australia's spy service today.
Misha Schubert WHEN Tony Abbott, at the National Press Club last week, invoked academic Robert Manne dismissing Julia Gillard as ''the least impressive prime minister since Billy McMahon'', the Liberal crowd...
Philip Dorling Media baron Rupert Murdoch and former PM Malcolm Fraser exchanged secrets in efforts to politically destroy Labor leader Gough Whitlam.
Philip Dorling THE media baron Rupert Murdoch and the then prime minister, Malcolm Fraser, exchanged secrets, including intelligence information, in efforts to politically destroy the then Labor leader, Gough...
With Barack Obama sending a US Marine Corps ''Air Ground Task Force'' on regular station in Darwin, a line from the movie Crocodile Dundee seems appropriate: ''This is a knife.''