Sean Kelly

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565 ENTRIES Sean Kelly is the author of The Game: A Portrait of Scott Morrison, 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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Drip, drip

The Politics

Drip, drip

Childcare leaks and leadership

The end of the Age of Entitlement, again

The Politics

The end of the Age of Entitlement, again

The government moves on childcare subsidies

The smokescreen of moral indignation

Federal politics

The smokescreen of moral indignation

Politicians should stop trying to hide behind confected outrage

Grief

Federal politics

Grief

The deaths of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran dominate headlines right now. At some point we will move on.

Grotesque

The Politics

Grotesque

What is about to happen in Indonesia should never happen anywhere

Twitterversy

Federal politics

Twitterversy

Scott McIntyre’s sacking highlights our confusion about social media

Hard to stomach

Federal politics

Hard to stomach

It’s not just Australians who are concerned about Australia’s immigration policies

Just fix it

Federal politics

Just fix it

Sometimes the right thing to do is obvious

A new Golden Age ... maybe

Federal politics

A new Golden Age ... maybe

Are the stars aligning for serious policy?

Serendipity strikes

Politics

Serendipity strikes

Expediency and integrity may for once push Labor in the same direction

Skolduggery

The Politics

Skolduggery

When is a beer just a beer?

Everyone said some things that shouldn’t have been said

The Politics

Everyone said some things that shouldn’t have been said

The government has said a lot of things on tax, most of them in the past month. Not all of them match up.

Facts that speak for themselves, and facts that don’t

The Politics

Facts that speak for themselves, and facts that don’t

In Canberra, sometimes things are just what they seem. And sometimes they’re not.

If there’s a buck to be made, somebody will make it

The Politics

If there’s a buck to be made, somebody will make it

Exploiting the Anzac legend for commercial gain isn’t new

Backfire

The Politics

Backfire

It took Peter Costello 12 years to build a reputation. It was destroyed in one day.