Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
Fireworks go off before Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.
Recognizing that the game itself is often lopsided and boring, the NFL, through the years, has worked to minimize its significance.
Jennie A. Brownscombe’s ‘The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth’ (1914).
The Pilgrims were thankful for finally being able to vanquish Thomas Morton and Ferdinando Gorges, who spent years trying to undermine the legal basis for settlements in Massachusetts and beyond.
The stakes for the Nationals in the seat of New England are extraordinarily high.
Apart from the main game, watch for the drawcard contests on Saturday night. Among them will be the performance of the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT), the battles in the Nationals’ seats of New England and Cowper…
Barnaby Joyce pats a wooden wombat before starting an election address at the National Press Club on Wednesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has left the way open for a possible change of portfolio in a re-elected Turnbull government – assuming he holds his seat.
Vikki Campion/Office of Barnaby Joyce
This is The Conversation’s first election podcast, where we visit the NSW seat of New England.
Tony Windsor at his Werris Creek property with Mackdog, who’s a hit on social media.
There is one question that Tony Windsor, the high-profile former crossbencher from the Gillard years who is attempting a comeback in New England, is unwilling to answer. That is: in the (admittedly unlikely…
The Witch, film poster.
Were evil witches really stealing children in the 17th century?
Barnaby Joyce found his political future in doubt this week, with the gunshot announcement from Tony Windsor that he would try to ride back into his old seat of New England.
The New England contest will be about many things, but in particular it will test how Barnaby Joyce handles extreme pressure.
Barnaby Joyce should be afraid. The Nationals profess they'll hold New England, and Joyce is the favourite. But Tony Windsor is likely to drive Joyce mad.
In what promises to be one of the toughest contests at the election, former independent MP Tony Windsor will try to retake the seat of New England from Barnaby Joyce.
Tony Windsor will position himself as fighting to get a better deal for the New England electorate.
Former independent MP Tony Windsor is set to announce he will run in his old seat of New England against Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.
Country music’s soaring popularity in the Northeast isn’t so much a novelty as it is a rebirth.
This past June, radio conglomerate Clear Channel (now known as iHeartRadio) announced it was converting Boston’s 101.7 FM to a country station. The story they told the Boston Globe was a familiar one…
The Nationals’ Barnaby Joyce is running for New England in the House of Representatives, which he is expected to win comfortably.
The seat of New England, stretching from the Queensland border in the north, through the New England region and the north-west slopes and to the Liverpool plains in the south, would have been on everyone’s…