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Scott Morrison reprimands Malcolm Turnbull

Scott Morrison reprimands Malcolm Turnbull

The Prime Minister has suggested his predecessor follow the lead of John Howard and Julia Gillard.

  • by Stephanie Peatling

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Forget Barnaby Joyce's affair - this is why he should not return to the leadership
Analysis
Nationals

Forget Barnaby Joyce's affair - this is why he should not return to the leadership

If Barnaby Joyce was sincere in wanting to be the friend of the live export industry he needed to act like a leader and stand up for the voiceless, the animals. But he didn't.

  • by Latika Bourke
How will history remember Julia Gillard?
Opinion
Kevin Rudd

How will history remember Julia Gillard?

It may still be too early to judge the significance of her term as Australia’s 27th prime minister.But some things can be said with confidence.

  • by Nicholas Reece
Who is the 'base' the conservative faction of the Liberal Party keep talking about?
Analysis
Leadership

Who is the 'base' the conservative faction of the Liberal Party keep talking about?

The pursuit of the base is the most consistently articulated concern of the party’s conservative faction. But does it exist?

  • by Nick O'Malley
Political parties locked in death spiral
Opinion
Opinion

Political parties locked in death spiral

The Wentworth result was a clarion call for independents. The times will suit them. The people want problems solved. Not political parlour games.

  • by Peter Hartcher
'It makes no sense': Barnaby Joyce lashes decision to have Malcolm Turnbull represent Australia
Scott Morrison

'It makes no sense': Barnaby Joyce lashes decision to have Malcolm Turnbull represent Australia

Barnaby Joyce has launched an extraordinary attack over the decision to have Malcolm Turnbull represent Australia at an oceans conference in Bali next week.

  • by Bevan Shields
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Four prime ministers in one week but is Parliament House big enough for them all?
Analysis
Kevin Rudd

Four prime ministers in one week but is Parliament House big enough for them all?

If they didn’t all hate each other, they could start a club.

  • by Jacqueline Maley
Majority of Australian voters think political parties aren't up to the job
Liberal Party

Majority of Australian voters think political parties aren't up to the job

A new Ipsos poll has found more than half of Australians think political parties are bad at providing politicians capable of running the country.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Parliaments’ ace paleface makes government blush
Opinion
Opinion

Parliaments’ ace paleface makes government blush

How about it Australia? Do we want the idiots weeded from the garden, the Floriade of federal parliament, by a test?

  • by Ian Warden
Whose side is the government on?
Opinion
Opinion

Whose side is the government on?

The actions of the Morrison government over the past week can only be described as an omnishambles.

  • by Ebony Bennett
Morrison lacks whatever it takes
Opinion
Opinion

Morrison lacks whatever it takes

Scott Morrison is in the Abbott and Turnbull class for dud captain’s calls and has shaken confidence in his judgment and his instincts.

  • by Jack Waterford