Sean Kelly is a columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and was an adviser to Labor prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.
By this author
In the face of the pandemic, Scott Morrison has failed to adjust his thinking, and wants to return to the way things used to be
Looking for Scott Morrison
The rise, duck and weave of Australia’s no-fault prime minister
Mark Latham: The outsider
How did a man with such right-wing beliefs become Labor Party leader, and what is he cooking up now?
A good kind of uncertainty
This year brought many surprises, and that’s a good thing
Say it like you mean it
Our leaders need to spend more time considering their words
A day when silly things were said and long-range troubles came into view
Today’s reshuffle had some problems – such as not enough women getting promoted
A case of mistaken identity
After a bitter year, voters might have trouble spotting the difference between our leaders
Don’t look away
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse reported today. What happens next is up to all of us.
Bennelong may prove a damp squib, but 2018 will fire things up again
Today offered a small glimpse of a better type of political debate
Dastyari leaves parliament
Labor seems divided over the Dastyari affair
By logging in you agree to our
Terms of service and
If you're an existing print subscriber,
and you have never logged in, you may need
to activate your Schwartz Media account.
We're here to help. Email us at [email protected]
Freecall 1800 077 514 (Australia only)