University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
Labor has hit the front in Newspoll, with a 52-48% two-party lead.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Patrica Sparrow on the Royal Commission into Aged Care.
Michelle Grattan discusses the findings of the royal commission into aged care with ACSA CEO Patricia Sparrow.
Scott Morrison has said the cabinet minister accused of historical rape denies the allegation “categorically”.
Following the airing of an historical claim made by a woman that she was allegedly raped by a man who is presently a member of the federal cabinet, Scott Morrison has been called upon to set up an inquiry.
With Craig Kelly's jump to the crossbench, the government has an uncomfortable majority.
Kelly said of his decision, 'If I'm to speak out and to use my voice the best I can, this is the best decision for myself and for the people that I represent.'
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins has accused Scott Morrison of “victim-blaming rhetoric”, as the PM sought to explain why his own staffer failed to tell him Higgins alleged she had been raped.
Craig Kelly has had his neck saved by two prime ministers: Malcolm Turnbull before the 2016 election and Scott Morrison prior to the last one. It's unlikely anyone will step in for him a third time.
Scott Morrison has taken a very small step towards endorsing a target of net zero emissions by 2050.
two views on increasing the super contribution.
Michelle Grattan talks with Brendan Coates and Greg Combet about the plans to increase the compulsory superannuation contribution.
Overnight, Christian Porter had been reduced from high-flying attorney-general to a man forced to publicly confront a nightmare episode of “This is Your Life” delivered by Monday's Four Corners.
Women have been disproportionately disadvantaged in this pandemic – and the only way to fix that is to bring more more women, especially Coalition women, into parliament.
Can Annastacia Palaszczuk win another term as Queensland premier?
With a state election due in October, both Labor and the LNP in Queensland are on shaky ground.
The study would “identify viable locations for firm generation including coal, gas, pumped hydro, and biomass opportunities, including Collinsville and Gladstone.”
Twelve projects have been ticked under the Underwriting New Generation Investment program, although there will be no contracts before the election.
The most notable – and underestimated – aspect of the vote count in Longman was the fall in support for the Coalition.
There were lessens for both major parties in Longman- more worrying for the Coalition than Labor. It showed voter volatility and disenchantment, and that One Nation remains a powerful force.
O'Dwyer is establishing a fighting fund to bolster female representation in the Liberal party.
Money no doubt will be useful, but it won't be enough to significantly boost the number of Liberal women in federal parliament.
Politics Podcast: Matt Canavan on divorce in the LNP and discipline in the Coaliton.
Nationals cabinet minister Matt Canavan doesn't agree that breaking up the Queensland LNP would solve any problems politically.
Queensland Liberal National Party leader Tim Nicholls (right) and deputy leader Deb Frecklington.
For the Queensland LNP, the divisions between the progressive and conservative forces within the party may hamper its political prospects.
LNP and One Nation candidates are mentioned frequently alongside one another in tweets.
With Labor having largely defused the Adani issue, debate on Twitter in the final weeks of the 2017 Queensland election campaign has come to focus chiefly on the role of One Nation.