Rachel Withers

Rachel Withers
Rachel Withers is the contributing editor of The Monthly Today.



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Image of federal member for Hughes Craig Kelly, who has quit the Liberal Party

Kelly a crass bencher

Today

Craig Kelly has quit the Liberal Party to sit on the crossbench. For now.

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking in Question Time today.

Getting away with it

Today

It’s clear someone has lied. So who’s going to take the fall?

A bad day for News Corp

Today

First Facebook, now Kevin Rudd

Slow news day

Today

Australia called Facebook’s bluff. It wasn’t bluffing.

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking during Question Time at Parliament House today. Image © Lukas Coch / AAP Image

Did Scotty know?

Today

What did the prime minister know and when did he know it?

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today

‘As a father…’

Today

Isn’t it lucky the prime minister didn’t have sons?

Image of Labor MP Linda Burney referencing the Bringing Them Home report during a speech marking the 13th anniversary of Kevin Rudd’s national apology to the Stolen Generations.

Pause, unpause

Today

Bipartisanship has well and truly come to an end

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison visiting CSL’s vaccine manufacturing facility in Melbourne today.

Confidence man

Today

Public trust in the Morrison government is beginning to wear off

Image of Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton

Another day, another disgrace

Today

Today’s Coalition scandal is brought to you by Peter Dutton