Paddy Manning

Paddy Manning
Paddy Manning is contributing editor (politics) at The Monthly and has worked for the ABC, Fairfax, Crikey and The Australian. He is also the author of three books, including a recently updated unauthorised biography of Malcolm Turnbull, Born To Rule?

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Statement from the heart falls on deaf ears


The PM didn’t turn his back but he may as well have

Crashing the party


The Greens should be celebrating their 25th birthday

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What will be the cost of a patchwork NBN?

Green fields and blue sky


Is Nick Cleary’s ambitious CLARA project the answer to Australia’s fast-rail question?

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A good hard look at the Greens


What did the party deliver?

Billionaire in the dock


A former Hunter Valley mine electrician, Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from speculative coal plays, and at the age of just 35 burst onto the rich list as Australia’s youngest billionaire. But Tinkler’s dreams had extended …