After nine years responding to a government that rarely seemed interested in achieving much, and after 12 years of political in-fighting, perhaps we need to shift our approach.
- by Sean Kelly
Qld minister Mark Furner has brushed off comments by former federal sports minister Richard Colbeck about the Palaszczuk government’s Games progress.
- by Matt Dennien
Pocock is a far cry from some of his brasher Senate colleagues, but the influence he wields drew an unusual spectator to his first speech.
- by Lisa Visentin
We are living through an exciting period when history is being re-examined, and there is a heightened awareness of the damage wrought by colonialism.
- by Jacqueline Maley
The federal minister’s sense of social justice was forged early in life, then sharpened by the juxtaposition of austere public policy against stories of great personal hardship.
- by Anthony Galloway
Affable Anthony Albanese is a maestro of exercising power while seeming not to. Witness the artful thwarting of the teal contingent sitting on the parliamentary crossbench.
- by Parnell Palme McGuinness
Any change in the tone of parliament will take time.
- by David Crowe
The ABF has transported 46 Sri Lankan men home on its largest patrol vessel – the first time people fleeing the bankrupt nation for Australia have been returned by sea and not air.
- by Chris Barrett
Age readers discuss the difference between the UK and Australia’s response to dealing with the pandemic.
Labor’s successful navigation of a legislated emissions target through the lower house is a win for Anthony Albanese, but it’s not the end of the climate wars.
- by David Crowe