Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

14 Aug 2018

While the states are making improvements to their political donations laws and practices, Canberra still has a long way to go.

Commentary

14 Aug 2018

Along with the vast increase in migration, most signs point to increased cooperation between Australia and India, writes Robin Jeffrey.

Commentary

10 Aug 2018

As energy ministers head into a crucial meeting with their federal counterpart Josh Frydenberg, this state-by-state guide compares their various stances on the future of the National Energy Guarantee.

Commentary

9 Aug 2018

Dominic Kelly investigates the false promise of digital democracy.

Commentary

6 Aug 2018

If the government offers Labor a deal it can accept, it will be rejected by the Coalition’s backbench. It’s hard to escape the obvious conclusion.

Commentary

4 Aug 2018

The final design of the National Energy Guarantee promises that the policy will drive down power prices. But there is precious little evidence for this assertion.

Commentary

2 Aug 2018

Against expectations, Fairfax, Nine and the government are running up against the regulator.

Commentary

1 Aug 2018

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is beginning to have an impact in Canberra, argues Gabrielle Appleby.

Commentary

31 Jul 2018

Central to the public debate about the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) has been the numerical forecasts of its effects – in particular how much it will reduce power prices.

Commentary

30 Jul 2018

Australian media ownership is already among the most concentrated in the world, but if the competition regulator approves the Nine-Fairfax deal, expect the race for survival to produce more mergers.