Nick Feik


308 ENTRIES Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.


Labor leader Anthony Albanese at Mount Thorley Warkworth mine near Newcastle, New South Wales.


Spoiling for victory

The election campaign is no way to decide how to run the country

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a press conference in Tasmania over the weekend. Image © Sarah Rhodes / AAP Images

The Politics

What goes around…

The ugly story of Scott Morrison’s preselection has finally come back to bite him

Image of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg at Parliament House this morning. Image © Lukas Coch / AAP Images

The Politics

Trick or treat

What will voters make of the all-important pre-election budget?

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a visit to Queensland last week. Image © Brian Cassey / AAP Images

The Politics

A poll jolt

Morrison’s approval rating takes a nosedive as voters focus on his bungled pandemic management

Illustration by Jeff Fisher


Keep calm and curry on

Charting the Morrison government’s failures to prepare Australia for the latest COVID outbreak

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison leaving after Question Time yesterday. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Images

The Politics

A law unto himself

Instead of tackling the pressing issues facing the nation, Morrison homes in on unnecessary laws

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the COP26 summit in Glasgow. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Dig up, prime minister

Morrison is in a hole, and making things worse

Image of Angus Taylor


Net zero ambition on climate

The charade of Coalition emissions plans

Scott Morrison is welcomed to the US Capitol, by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, September 22, 2021


Plus ça change

Morrison’s cackhandedness leaves him at the mercy of our allies, as French fury grows

Police watch protesters at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance, Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Politics


Melbourne’s earthquake presages faultlines in the Coalition over ongoing lockdown protests

Strange bedfellows


Strange bedfellows

The battlelines are blurring as Melbourne’s lockdown protests heat up

Nuclear fallout


Nuclear fallout

The waves from Australia’s cancelled submarine contract keep building

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking to the media earlier today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Numbers man

Morrison is pushing a reckless interpretation of bad Doherty modelling

Image of Scott Morrison at Kirribilli House, July 9, 2021


The coward’s pulpit

Scott Morrison is a leader who not only fails to accept responsibility but continually abandons his post

Image of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg with Finance Minister Simon Birmingham. Image via Twitter

The Politics

Budget spinner

Beware the over-promising of a treasurer uncomfortably positioned