Labor party

Bulldozers shown next to a huge pile of coal at a mining site

Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.

Anthony Albanese and Scott Morrison during a debate

Humour is now part of the modern election campaign. Facebook and TikTok have become joke battlegrounds.

Anthony Albanese talks to media among people brandishing environmental slogans

The Australian Labor Party has options on emissions reduction targets, but it is still running scared from the best mechanism to achieve them.

05 Kevin Rudd2 crop 0

Paradoxically, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's centralised intervention to reform the troubled New South Wales branch of the Labor Party, could help revive the party at its roots, argues UNSW's Mark Rolfe.

27 Rudd Kevin crop

The Independents were kingmakers at the beginning of this parliamentary term, and they might play the same role at its end, writes George Williams.

Jenny Stewart 2

There is much in the Gonski proposals to which the Coalition should have little or no opposition, writes Jenny Stewart.

Parliament House croppped 0

The GFC and the necessity of the stimulus package meant the Labor government has been unable to clear the slate of its predecessor, with disastrous long-term consequences, writes Lindy Edwards.

Williams George 300x270 2

Clover Moore is seeking special dispensation to remain both Lord Mayor and MP for Sydney, but her plea will be rightly ignored, writes George Williams.