Amanda Vanstone is a former Howard government minister, and regular columnist.
Amanda Vanstone Julia Gillard's crackdown on 457 visas is symbolic and symptomatic of every problem dogging the Labor Party. It is bound to the unions, divided, deceptive and desperate.
Amanda Vanstone The Labor Party is bound to the unions, divisive, deceptive and desperate.
Amanda Vanstone Julia Gillard has missed the issues with this grab for economic power.
Amanda Vanstone The leader should know MPs can feel aggrieved if they can't air their views.
Amanda Vanstone The seeds of the unfolding disaster within the federal government were sown by Julia Gillard and the faceless men when they garrotted Kevin Rudd behind closed doors in 2010.