Like Albanese, Plibersek is pragmatic, but probably hasn’t moved quite so far to the centre as he has. If she were running things, would this Labor government have a more radical tinge?
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Professor Lain Dare of the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra discuss the week in politics.
New analysis revealed less than half the extra pumped hydro capacity promised by Snowy 2.0 can be delivered. There is now overwhelming evidence the project should be put on hold.
After a week of infighting, it’s time for the prime minister to press the party room into taking a decisive stand.
Dennis Atkins on the Longman byelection.
Dennis Atkins, the Courier Mail's national affairs editor, says the result in the Longman byelection is anybody's guess due to preference changes.
Labor continues to hold a 51-49% two-party lead in the wake of last week’s budget.
On Friday the Agriculture department announced it had suspended the supply of sheep to a Qatar abattoir after seeing footage provided by Animals Australia.