Nick Feik


Nick Feik
Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.



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Editor’s Note May 2016

Politics

“Our prime minister says that we must ‘live within our means’,” writes Don Watson. “The treasurer and the minister for finance both say it. As is the custom, having said it once, they have said it again and again.” It’s …

Editor’s Note April 2016

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Prime Minister Turnbull’s announcement last week certainly set the political class abuzz. Parliament would be prorogued, paving the way for a double-dissolution election. It was a stroke of genius. To the Australian public, harder to impress these …

Editor’s Note March 2016

Politics

In 2014, Malcolm Turnbull said Australia’s tax system was “too tough on people earning income, i.e. the entrepreneurs, the people who are growing and driving, younger people in jobs, working hard, making money in their businesses. It is too tough …

Illustration

The start-up whisperer

Politics

Just how innovative is the Turnbull government’s innovation package?

Editor’s Note February 2016

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David Bulmer-Rizzi, 32, was recently killed in a freak accident in Adelaide, while honeymooning there with his husband, Marco. The couple were married last year in the United Kingdom, but under South Australian law their marital status wasn’t recognised. …

Editor’s Note December 2015 – January 2016

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Despite our professed love of irreverence and larrikinism, Australians often have a hard time accepting criticism of our own patriotic ideals, and would prefer not to talk about difficult truths. So it’s with a certain amount of nervous energy that …

Editor’s Note November 2015

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Has there been an independent politician in Australia’s history as successful as Nick Xenophon? At the last election, he polled more upper house votes in South Australia than the Labor Party. At the next one, he’ll be leading a new party and fielding …

Plebiscite ploy

Today

The new same-sex marriage proposal from Warren Entsch and Malcolm Turnbull is an attempt to outmanoeuvre their own party

Distinct signs of competence

Today

The government’s post-Abbott cleanup is going well

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