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Image of Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese at press conference last week. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

The Politics

Poll dancing

Morrison rebounds and Labor goes on the attack

Image of Question Time at Parliament House, December 9, 2020.

Politics

From Abbott to Zumbo

A short history of the Coalition’s ‘women problem’

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at the remotely-held Earth Day summit. Image via ABC News

The Politics

‘Not if, or when, but how’

How do you get to net zero when you refuse to set a target of net zero?

The Politics

Australia vs the world

On deteriorating relations with China, New Zealand, the US and the UK

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Meeting expectations

Brittany Higgins reminds the PM that we’re all still waiting

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison giving a speech to the Business Council of Australia last night. Image via ABC News

The Politics

The need for speed

Australia faces two very different kinds of races

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing a royal commission into veteran suicides. Image via ABC News

The Politics

A royal concession

A day of backflipping on veterans, vaccines and borders

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison joining in with daily stretching exercises at a Fortescue Metals Group ore-processing plant in Western Australia this morning. Image via Twitter

The Politics

Stretching the point

The idea that Australians could be travelling overseas this year is quite a stretch

Image of former Australia Post chief executive Christine Holgate speaking before a Senate inquiry today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Holgate strikes back

Scott Morrison humiliated the wrong woman

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference on April 9. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

The Politics

The cost of delay

Delays, as we have sadly learnt, can mean the difference between life and death

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Vaccine rollout a (p)fizzer

The government came with good news, but the rollout remains a shambles

Image of Attorney-General Michaelia Cash and Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference today. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

The Politics

Trust fall

Supply issues aren’t the only thing hampering the vaccine rollout

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

He said, EU said

Strap in for a game of semantics with Scott Morrison

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison visiting CSL’s Melbourne facility, where the AstraZeneca vaccine is being produced. Image via Facebook

The Politics

Head in the sand

The federal government keeps pretending nothing is wrong

Image of Health Minister Greg Hunt. Image via Sunrise

The Politics

April fools

Why did the government miss its vaccination target by so much?