Australia

Why Brits are gloating like hell over the Aussies

13 July 2013 9:00 am

British sport is experiencing a remarkable renaissance

Ruddnomics redux

13 July 2013 9:00 am

A Europeanised economy won’t work

Brown Study

13 July 2013 9:00 am

The first public opinion polls since the return of Kevin Rudd show that the Labor party is in with a…

In praise of Kevin Rudd

13 July 2013 9:00 am

No, we’re not talking about Labor’s improvement in the opinion polls. We’re referring to Kevin Rudd’s proposals to wind down…

Notes from the feminist frontline

11 July 2013 10:02 am

Moments after Julia Gillard’s downfall was announced I took a call from Jason Morrison, live on Radio 2UE. Virtually levitating with…

Diary

6 July 2013 9:00 am

The phones have stopped ringing. It’s eerie and doesn’t feel right. The usual mischief-makers have stopped taking calls and answering…

Australian notes

6 July 2013 9:00 am

There’s something irresistible about a philosopher who gives his recreations in Debrett’s as ‘wine, women and song’. Ken Minogue, who died last…

Blame culture

6 July 2013 9:00 am

John McTernan has someone new to heap scorn upon: all of us

Falling towards England

6 July 2013 9:00 am

The Old Foe look to be in worryingly good form for the Ashes

Brown study

6 July 2013 9:00 am

As this is the thinking man’s column, I thought it useful to reflect on some of the wider issues emerging…

A complete and utter fraud

6 July 2013 9:00 am

In a perfect world, Kevin Rudd would not be campaigning for election but visiting an analyst. Therapy is the treatment…

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27 June 2013 1:00 pm

Thousands of kilometres from the Sturm und Drang of whirling leadership speculation in Canberra, another power struggle erupts with much…

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27 June 2013 1:00 pm

Thousands of kilometres from the Sturm und Drang of whirling leadership speculation in Canberra, another power struggle erupts with much…

Across the aisle

15 June 2013 6:00 pm

Twenty-three years ago, the British political thriller House of Cards gave the world the now-classic line: ‘You might very well…

Across the aisle

15 June 2013 6:00 pm

Twenty-three years ago, the British political thriller House of Cards gave the world the now-classic line: ‘You might very well…

Across the aisle

8 June 2013 6:00 pm

The second and final episode of the ABC docu-drama Whitlam: The Power & The Passion aired on Sunday night. As…

Across the aisle

8 June 2013 6:00 pm

The second and final episode of the ABC docu-drama Whitlam: The Power & The Passion aired on Sunday night. As…

Across the aisle

1 June 2013 6:00 pm

There are some moments sitting in the Federal Parliament that I will never forget. Listening to Martin Ferguson announce his…

Across the aisle

1 June 2013 6:00 pm

There are some moments sitting in the Federal Parliament that I will never forget. Listening to Martin Ferguson announce his…

Across the Aisle

25 May 2013 6:00 pm

Budget week has its set pieces, traditions and rhythms. It’s a special week which lets both sides of politics lay…

Across the Aisle

25 May 2013 6:00 pm

Budget week has its set pieces, traditions and rhythms. It’s a special week which lets both sides of politics lay…

Across the aisle

11 May 2013 6:00 pm

These days, book launches, like election campaign launches, come well after a new book is actually released to the public.…

Across the aisle

11 May 2013 6:00 pm

These days, book launches, like election campaign launches, come well after a new book is actually released to the public.…

Across the aisle

4 May 2013 6:00 pm

It was the best of time and the worst of times for Twitter. Anzac Day, our most sacred day, was…

Across the aisle

4 May 2013 6:00 pm

It was the best of time and the worst of times for Twitter. Anzac Day, our most sacred day, was…