Time for some fresh thinking.
To successfully achieve his goal of boosting Australian prosperity, new PM Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison will need to bust some myths about economic reform.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces his new ministry.
Malcolm Turnbull has gone for broke in his dramatic overhaul of the Coalition team. The new prime minister is using this moment of high authority to “renew” to the max – unlike Tony Abbott’s ill-judged…
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing his new ministry in Canberra on Sunday.
Malcolm Turnbull has five women in his new cabinet, including the nation’s first female defence minister, in a reshuffle that cuts a swathe through the Abbott ministry to promote massive “renewal”.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the winners and losers of his ministerial reshuffle.
What are the key challenges for ministers entering new portfolios in Malcolm Turnbull’s first cabinet? The Conversation asked experts in key policy areas to respond.
Abbott-backer Kevin Andrews has been removed from the defence portfolio.
Two losers in Malcolm Turnbull’s reshuffle have pre-empted the prime minister’s unveiling of his ministry by announcing their demise.
Scott Morrison, through glass in a radio booth, during his interview with Ray Hadley.
Shock jock Ray Hadley and minister Scott Morrison enjoy a mutually useful, cosy relationship. Their regular on-air chats beam to a large audience; Morrison gets his message out via a sympathetic presenter…
In 2010 Malcolm Turnbull threatened to cross the floor to vote for emissions trading. Polls suggest the public would back him now, even if his party won’t.
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In backing Abbott’s existing climate policy, Malcolm Turnbull looks like appeasing his party. But his prospects would be better served by appealing to voters who are anxious for strong climate action.
Malcolm Turnbull has already worked hard on the NBN as Communications Minister, but who will he appoint as his replacement?
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Malcolm Turnbull’s choice of Communications Minister will be a strong indication of his commitment to strengthening Australia’s digital economy.
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Stephen Parker and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics
Pending business for a new treasurer is a government response to the Financial System Inquiry led by David Murray.
A bulging in-tray of reviews awaiting response awaits Malcolm Turnbull’s choice of treasurer in his new cabinet.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confer during Question Time.
Now the Liberals have done what they condemned Labor for doing, they are holding their breaths in the hope new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will live up to his promise.
The Liberal Party created a narrative for candidate Andrew Hastie that helped reduce the role of national politics in the byelection.
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Political analyst Natalie Mast speaks with “The Poll Bludger” William Bowe about what Monday’s leadership spill will mean for Saturday’s Canning byelection.
Liberal candidate Andrew Hastie has campaigned strongly on local issues.
Natalie Mast spoke with William Bowe about what the leadership spill means for the Canning byelection, which looms as a test of both new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
A cloud of gloom settled over the renewables industry during Tony Abbott’s prime ministership.
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Renewable energy investment dried up under Tony Abbott’s prime ministership, as he made his antipathy to the industry clear. But Malcolm Turnbull has to do to revive the sector is call a simple truce.
Tony Abbott’s speech after losing the leadership differed from his recent predecessors’ efforts by making no mention of his successor.
A politician’s final statement as leader is their chance to have the last word. Tony Abbott’s speech was telling in both what he chose to say and not to say.
The Murray-Darling: a complex river system with a complex set of regulations to match.
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Water isn’t straightforward. And by putting the Nationals in charge of policy for water assets like the Murray-Darling Basin, the government will trigger a complex round of bureaucratic musical chairs.
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It might be thought a tad ironic that Tony Abbott, having benefited so much from the cheerleading of the News Corp tabloids in his rise to the prime ministership, should now appear to blame the “febrile…
Federal Liberal Party director Brian Loughnane is in an awkward position.
As ministers jostle ahead of Malcolm Turnbull’s reshuffle for survival or advancement, attention is also on the future of Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane. Loughnane is husband of Peta Credlin…
Malcolm Turnbull appears to have drawn on his tech background to shape his vision of government.
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Malcolm Turnbull has drawn on his experience in the IT industry to create a new vision of ‘agile’ government.
It is not entirely clear that Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has what it takes to defeat Malcolm Turnbull at the polls.
Three important claims against Malcolm Turnbull are emerging. Labor may achieve some traction on them if it plays its cards right.