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565 ENTRIES 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.



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Another day, another expenses scandal

The Politics

Another day, another expenses scandal

The national debate needs to move on soon

OK skeleton, out of that closet

The Politics

OK skeleton, out of that closet

Thanks to the internet, the lives of politicians are about to get a whole lot harder

Tony Abbott may yet discover his purpose

The Politics

Tony Abbott may yet discover his purpose

What defines this government?

The difficult art of political timing

The Politics

The difficult art of political timing

Yes, the PM sacked Bishop too late. But at least he didn’t sack her too early

How to waste 200 words

The Politics

How to waste 200 words

The PM finally commented on Adam Goodes today. And said absolutely nothing

The Adam Goodes debate is all about race

The Politics

The Adam Goodes debate is all about race

What the right-wing commentariat gets wrong

The beginning of Bronwyn Bishop’s end

The Politics

The beginning of Bronwyn Bishop’s end

How to spot a political storm

Merit, bias and female MPs

The Politics

Merit, bias and female MPs

It’s time for quotas

When the main event is a non-event

The Politics

When the main event is a non-event

Wrapping up the ALP’s national conference

Bill Shorten clears his first hurdle of the weekend

The Politics

Bill Shorten clears his first hurdle of the weekend

One test down, several still to go

Turnback backflip

The Politics

Turnback backflip

What Labor is thinking

Battle stations

The Politics

Battle stations

Can Bill Shorten really fight an election campaign on global warming?

Weathercocks and signposts, mark II

The Politics

Weathercocks and signposts, mark II

Warren Entsch makes the case for same-sex marriage

The price of loyalty

The Politics

The price of loyalty

The PM is standing by Bronwyn Bishop. It may not give him the result he wants

Once more, with feeling

The Politics

Once more, with feeling

Recent history repeats itself