Stephanie Peatling is a senior writer. She is a former Canberra Political Correspondent for the Sun-Herald.
Stephanie Peatling Abortion is not just a matter for the states and politicians who try to assert that it is are minimising the powerful role they can play.
Stephanie Peatling Kevin Rudd has joined the ranks of politicians who have changed their mind on same sex marriage.
Stephanie Peatling Imagine if this Parliament finished with national disability insurance scheme signed, sealed and delivered.
Stephanie Peatling As fans of Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister would know, a "brave decision" was always arch civil service supremo Sir Humphrey Appleby's way of saying "Do not go there for that way lies almost...
Stephanie Peatling The Prime Minister is seeking to make the introduction of a national disability insurance scheme one of the hallmarks of her leadership.
Stephanie Peatling Given that women make up just over half the voting population, it makes sense that parties want our votes.
Stephanie Peatling Every once in a while they pop up, these old white men who feel they have a God-given right to meddle with women's bodies.
Stephanie Peatling JULY 1 is the date on which Labor's hopes are pinned. On that day, the government is confident the sky will not collapse when the carbon price comes into force and the voting public will start to...
Stephanie Peatling Tony Abbott and women. Is there a problem or isn't there?
Stephanie Peatling Tony Abbott faces an uphill campaign to convince many female voters he's a new man.
Stephanie Peatling The Government needs to reclaim the terms of the debate from the sceptics.