The ScoMo Express backfires

The PM’s farcical bus tour cements spin over substance as his brand

I left the immigration department to speak out

An insider breaks ranks on offshore detention

Scott Morrison’s foreign forays

The PM concluded a week of patchy diplomacy with his first major speech on foreign policy

Looking for Scott Morrison

The rise, duck and weave of Australia’s no-fault prime minister

Backlash in Bennelong

A Liberal-led smear campaign will only make Kristina Keneally a bigger threat to the government

A travesty of process

The same-sex marriage survey sets a dangerous precedent

Bob Hawke, we miss you

In retrospect, the Hawke years seem something of a golden age.

‘Socialist’ Shorten and the small businessmen

The government is becoming increasingly desperate to paint Labor as a poor economic manager

Success dogged him

Judith Brett’s ‘The Enigmatic Mr Deakin’ is a skilful portrait of Australia’s second prime minister

Canberra needs a watchdog

Who is keeping an eye on our federal politicians?