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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Soon we’ll know everything
The government’s budget strategy might be too smart for its own good
Budgets are what happen while you’re making other plans
Tony Abbott almost let the budget get away from him
Scott Morrison makes some wonderful discoveries about pensions
A new kind of Green?
New Greens leader Richard Di Natale might be quite a departure from his predecessors
You say tomato ...
The government’s word games won’t work
Childcare leaks and leadership
The end of the Age of Entitlement, again
The government moves on childcare subsidies
The smokescreen of moral indignation
Politicians should stop trying to hide behind confected outrage
The deaths of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran dominate headlines right now. At some point we will move on.
What is about to happen in Indonesia should never happen anywhere
Scott McIntyre’s sacking highlights our confusion about social media
Hard to stomach
It’s not just Australians who are concerned about Australia’s immigration policies
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