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Bill Shorten: Eulogy for Bob Ellis

Brilliant, touching and heartfelt tribute delivered by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten for esteemed ...  
The same ruined road: Why we’re better than the Peta Credlin rumours

The blame attributed to Peta Credlin for the downfall of former PM Tony Abbott is yet another sign ...  
Why should we be concerned by the destruction of Peter Slipper?

In a speech at the official launch of his new book last week (10/12/15), Ashbygate: The Plot to ...  
This is not a novel: The Ashbygate book and the back room man

Ashbygate author Ross Jones assures us in the introduction that 'this is not a novel' — yet this ...  
Telling in the Mountains: An Australian politics dream diary

Well before the spill, before even Tony Abbott's near death experience, Alfred P Zarb considered ...  
Peter Wicks: Throwing the book at Kathy Jackson

Peter Wicks from Wixxyleaks lifts the lid on the latest goings on in Jacksonville, as well as ...  
What Orwell can tell us about the Abbott Government

Although Abbott’s people smuggling and Bernardi’s halal fear-mongering appear vastly different ...  
REVIEW: The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd

Despite its title, The Rise and Fall of Gunns is about rather more than the rise and fall of ...  
Four Colour Culture: Source Material

In the first issue of a new column, entertainment editor John Turnbull takes a look at the graphic ...  
The Lucky Country and the Republic — 50 years on

The first edition of The Lucky Country was published fifty years ago in December 1964 by staunch ...  
The climate wars: IPA amateurs inordinately outgunned by Royal Society experts

The Institute of Public Affairs has renewed its attack on climate science. Steve Bishop explains ...  
The murderous secrets of Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa regime

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence reviews Trevor Grant’s new book SRI LANKA'S SECRETS ...  
SRI LANKA’S SECRETS: New book exposes murderous Rajapaksa regime

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence introduces a new book on Sri Lanka's murderous Rajap ...  
News Corp: Beyond contempt

Peter Jukes has written a fascinating account of the News Corp hacking trials, which he had live ...  
Bob Carr's book and Australia's guided democracy

Bob Carr's new book is an insightful and illuminating read and Carr does not deserve the hyster ...  
Breaking News: The last years of Rupert’s reign

The long reign of the Sun king, Rupert Murdoch, is approaching its end in a rising blaze of ...  
Watch out for the Walking Dead

In the last few years, zombies have taken over post-apocalyptic fiction, TV and films from their ...  
A Fischer of (anti-Semitic) men

Australia's former Ambassador to Rome has written a book that should disgust Australia's Jewish ...  

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