Fadden could deliver a blow or a boost to Dutton. He can hardly afford the former, and desperately needs the latter.
Robodebt should never again be framed as a technological glitch or a legal oversight. It was the active and direct exploitation of people’s vulnerability.
The seat is on a 2.8% margin, after a large swing of more than 7% against the discredited Tudge in 2022
The resignation of Alan Tudge paves the way for a byelection in the outer-Melbourne seat, which history shows the Liberal Party is likely to hold.
Now Peter Dutton faces his own Aston test, which comes with risks and opportunities.
The unexpected contest will be a major test for opposition leader Peter Dutton, who is particularly unpopular in Victoria.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
The first on-the-ground day of the election campaign has turned into a damaging loss for Anthony Albanese.
Alan Tudge will not return to his post as education minister, although an independent inquiry concluded there was “insufficient evidence” to find he bullied or harassed a former staffer.
Alan Tudge faces the sack from the frontbench over seeking to promote his lover while they were in an undisclosed relationship, according to a Channel 10 report on Tuesday.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Vice-Chancellor Paddy Nixon.
Education Minister Alan Tudge has been forced to stand aside as former staffer Rachelle Miller accuses him of acting violently towards her.
Former staffer Rachelle Miller made sensational allegations on the last day of parliament for 2021.
The draft version of the revised Australian Curriculum has caused much controversy since it was released in April this year. And many wonder what the point is of having a national curriculum at all.
Education Minister Alan Tudge has rejected the draft history curriculum. He wants students to learn that ‘we live in the greatest country on Earth’. That’s not history. It’s jingoistic nationalism.
At the heart of accusations of a crowded curriculum are concerns key areas — such as literacy and numeracy — will be compromised by an insidious creep towards content such as gender issues.
The review into teacher education announced by the Federal Education Minister in recent months was met with criticism from many. But it is actually a necessary part of reforming the education system.
Have our leaders been emboldened by their successes in responding to the pandemic and counting on this to defuse criticisms of their behaviours?
The ABC not only had a right, but it also had an obligation, to air a story that speaks to ministerial misconduct when it breaches standards set by prime ministers.
Attorney-General Christian Porter and fellow cabinet minister Alan Tudge have been accused of sexual indiscretions, in a sensational Four Corners expose.