Ross Fitzgerald

Abbott’s mission

29 July 2017 9:00 am

As Adam Smith once observed, in most nations there’s often a lot of ruin. His point was that it takes…

Point of no returnbull

8 July 2017 9:00 am

The first duty of a leader is to keep the team together. This is Malcolm Turnbull’s biggest failure. The federal…

Identity politics

20 May 2017 9:00 am

The budget week just gone has marked the moment when both sides of politics officially gave up on budget repair…

Dance of the budget veils

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Conventional wisdom holds that an elected government’s first budget should be its bravest. Albeit with a micro-majority, Malcolm Turnbull is…

Judging Turnbull

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Recently, Malcolm Turnbull has from time to time tried to act like the centre-right leader of a centre-right government, which…

Tarnished crown jewel

25 March 2017 9:00 am

With Malcolm Turnbull hanging on by a one-seat majority federally, the devastating result in the Western Australian state election leaves…

One Nation’s chief recruiter

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Most of the media just don’t ‘get’ Tony Abbott. They think he’s critical of Malcolm Turnbull because he wants his…

One Nation’s chief recruiter

2 March 2017 3:00 pm

Most of the media just don’t ‘get’ Tony Abbott. They think he’s critical of Malcolm Turnbull because he wants his…

Turnbull is toast

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Most people are bemused when I predict that Malcolm Turnbull won’t be prime minister by the end of the year.…

Turnbull is toast

26 January 2017 3:00 pm

Most people are bemused when I predict that Malcolm Turnbull won’t be prime minister by the end of the year.…