Richard Ferguson

G-G notes

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Maybe it’s the sleeping monarchist in me – my Irish Catholic granny would be so ashamed – but wasn’t it…

Australian notes

20 February 2016 9:00 am

This is the last reshuffle before the election, we promise. No more resignations, no more scandals, no more inter-party warfare.…

Kerr’s curse

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Here it is, yet another book on the Dismissal. The fall of Gough Whitlam in 1975 has created quite a…

Shorten’s (and everyone else’s) year ahead

2 January 2016 9:00 am

My predictions for 2016


31 October 2015 9:00 am

The Four Corners Lawler and Jackson show was much more than just great telly

Dragged to the Chair

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Far from being a disaster, the Brownyn scandal may be a boon for Tony Abbott

Why conservatives should love Shorten

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Tony Abbott’s best chance of winning the next election is the person the PM’s supporters are so keen to destroy

Killing it

13 June 2015 9:00 am

They were the political grotesques that political junkies can’t get enough of. Thank god they’re back.

Tanya Pliber-split

9 May 2015 9:00 am

A binding vote on gay marriage looms as the next big Labor party split

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow

14 March 2015 9:00 am

The Intergenerational Report offers the government a glimpse into their (and our) future

Going troppo

14 February 2015 9:00 am

Think the Liberals federal leadership spill was bizarre? Try the Northern Territory’s

Lock up yer dole-bludgin’ daughters

10 January 2015 9:00 am

Gary Johns has conceived of ‘No contraception, no dole’. Can it work?

Bottom drawer

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Scott Morrison was wrong to pander to the baying feminazis over Julien Blanc

Sheikh Google

4 October 2014 9:00 am

Islamic terrorism has found the perfect way to creep into our teenagers’ bedrooms

Bottom drawer

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Tony Abbott’s been eating too many blue Smarties

Newspaper legends… Rupert Murdoch with Chris Mitchell

The Oz turns 50

12 July 2014 9:00 am

It works the sophisticates into a lather, but Chris Mitchell’s Australian is the only serious newspaper in the country

Bootstraps: Malcolm Turnbull

One of us

14 June 2014 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull espouses classic big-L Liberal values

Campus riff-raff

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Student radicals are hurting the cause (again)