Jacqueline Maley is the Canberra-based Parliamentary Sketch Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Jacqueline Maley NSW Premier Mike Baird appears to be a genuinely charismatic, decent politician in a world of not so decent politicians.
Jacqueline Maley The adoption of a baby girl by actress Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton will once again highlight the difficulties of adopting in Australia, where a record low of 317 adoptions was...
Jacqueline Maley There was a harpist, who lent a calming and celestial air. There was a clutch of politicians, spear-headed by the Prime Minister, who was safety-padded by a large entourage.
Jacqueline Maley For climate-change doomsayers and "warmists" alike, this has become the force majeure in Australian politics.
Jacqueline Maley The Coalition is "not a happy family" and there is a "shitload of room for improvement" say government MPs.
Jacqueline Maley A century ago, Captain James Glossop, the commanding officer of the HMAS Sydney, was in the bath when he received news of the telegraph call: "Strange warship approaching".
Jacqueline Maley Just as we now consider gladiatorial battles barbaric, and are horrified by the casual drink-driving that was routine a generation ago, will we one day look at the Cup and wonder how and why we ever...
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Jacqueline Maley Just because Julie Bishop, our briskly efficacious Foreign Minister, has been busy leading the Australian response to the MH17 disaster, eyeballing President Vladimir Putin and basking in the praise...
Jacqueline Maley Like most students, Ira Ferris relies heavily on the internet for research. But when she turns to Wikipedia, the free, open-source internet encyclopaedia, the 31-year-old art student finds gaps.
Jacqueline Maley Attention celebrities and all those who follow them: Put down the coconut water! There is a new fad super-water in town, and it hails from far less tropical climes.
Jacqueline Maley Progressive Australian Catholics have cautiously welcomed a Vatican document which uses soft and accepting language towards gay and divorced Catholics, while noting it does not change the church's...
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Jacqueline Maley Labor heavyweights joined former Prime Minister Julia Gillard who launched her book My Story. Not surprisingly Kevin Rudd did not attend. Jacqueline Maley reports.
Jacqueline Maley It was like a reunion of the 43rd parliament, except, well, it was pleasant. The harbour was drenched in the solar glitter of the Sydney spring.
Jacqueline Maley It was the tax that dared not speak its name, mostly because, well, it didn't actually raise any real money.
Jacqueline Maley Most Australian mothers go back to work when their children are still young. But what is it like when they get there?
Jacqueline Maley On the evening of May 5, Chris Gall and his fellow activists ran through the streets of the inner-Sydney suburb of Ultimo seeking refuge.
Jacqueline Maley Former independent MP Rob Oakeshott tried to convince Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull to become a minister in a Labor-led minority government ''rainbow cabinet'' he envisaged while negotiating with Julia...
Jacqueline Maley Australia's Defence Force Chief, General David Hurley, knows better than most that while you can train troops for war, it is much harder to train them for coming home.