Australian politics, society & culture


Won’t somebody think of the Roman Catholics?
Who will take the blame for the Commonwealth Bank’s latest scandal?
What is Foxtel doing with $30 million of taxpayers’ money?
The Greens should be celebrating their 25th birthday
A parliamentary committee’s report on the Centrelink robo-debt debacle makes for damning reading
Tony Abbott seems determined to wreck the clean energy target
Section 44 of the Constitution is not an adequate way of gauging allegiance to Australia
It’s nice that Nick Greiner thinks a chat might end the Abbott–Turnbull war
Turnbull isn’t the only Liberal avoiding mathematical reality
Turnbull cannot ignore Abbott and hope the problem magically disappears
Is the factional infighting just growing pains or symptomatic of an identity crisis?
Could Donald Trump finally force Australia to critically examine its feudal obligations to the US?
The Uluru Statement is a clear and urgent call for reform
What does the government think it will achieve with its proposed reforms?
The Trump impression is just another eggshell for the PM to walk on
Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull are both regretting their early elections
The opposition to the Uluru statement is dispiriting and frustrating but predictable
Labor senator Sam Dastyari, in London for the UK general election, was caught up in the attack on the Borough Market