Tarric Brooker

Yes, there’s a by-election on, but this baseless optimism about the economy needs to stop

3 July 2020 11:45 am

Since the coronavirus economic crisis began, there has been a great deal of rhetoric from the Morrison government that the…

From Spring Street to the Snowys: how will Labor’s stacking scandal play in Eden-Monaro?

19 June 2020 2:45 pm

When the contest for Eden-Monaro kicked off just a few short months ago, the Coalition looked like it may pull…

Welcome to the University Australia

15 June 2020 5:50 pm

In their 1976 classic Hotel California, The Eagles sang of a haunted hotel where “you can check out any time…

ScoMo’s renovation rescue needs a rethink

3 June 2020 1:57 pm

When the Morrison Government’s home renovation cash grants were announced on Monday, one couldn’t help but think about the wealthy…

The Eden-Monaro mess throws Labor a lifeline

6 May 2020 5:30 pm

Less than 24 hours ago it looked increasingly likely that the Coalition might pull off a historic victory in Eden-Monaro,…

Labor’s right. We need to cut immigration

3 May 2020 3:43 pm

After well over a decade of engaging in a quiet bipartisan endorsement of Australia’s high immigration intake, Labor has finally…

If Labor loses Eden-Monaro, stand by for civil war

1 May 2020 5:17 pm

Despite the Morrison governments various missteps and scandals since the election in May last year, opposition leader Anthony Albanese has…

We need to follow Trump and suspend immigration

21 April 2020 6:09 pm

In the years since the global financial crisis successive governments both Labor and Coalition have continued to run extremely high…

ScoMo has built an economic time bomb. It detonates in six months

2 April 2020 5:00 am

Since it became clear to the Morrison government that the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a potential depression for Australia,…

Coronavirus: you don’t even need to catch it to become a fatality

16 March 2020 4:45 pm

If you spend a little bit of time on Twitter or Facebook pages discussing the coronavirus outbreak, you are soon…

ScoMo can’t kowtow to China over coronavirus

25 February 2020 5:31 pm

On Saturday, the Morrison Government announced that it was partially lifting its China travel ban to allow Chinese Year 11…

Barnaby Joyce won’t go away

5 February 2020 1:35 pm

As soon as the recent Nationals leadership spill confirmed that Michael McCormack would remain the leader of the party by…

Where’s that mojo, ScoMo?

4 February 2020 5:00 am

Talk about testing times. In the lead up to the federal election last May, Scott Morrison made an artform of…

Coronavirus: ScoMo’s made the right call closing the border, but stumbled otherwise

2 February 2020 4:41 pm

In the fortnight or so since coronavirus began making serious news headlines in Australia, the Morrison government has consistently been…

Coronavirus: keep calm and carry on?

28 January 2020 5:00 am

Since the Wuhan coronavirus was first brought to the public’s attention, Australian government health authorities including the nation’s Chief Medical…

Better sharpen up, Scotty. Albo’s in a fighting mood

20 January 2020 5:47 pm

In recent days Anthony Albanese has announced major shifts in the policy and ideological stances of the Labor Party, ditching…

Is that all you’ve got? One Newspoll doesn’t damn ScoMo

15 January 2020 3:15 pm

Since the final polling of last year, a great deal has occurred within the realm of federal politics. After the…

The climate crazies out to topple the PM should really think things through

12 January 2020 5:37 pm

On Friday protesters took the streets of our nation’s major cities by the tens of thousands, for what they called…

Sorry, doom-mongers, but it’s not World War III

8 January 2020 3:00 pm

In the days since the assassination of Iranian Revolution Guard Corps leader Major General Qassem Soleimani and the subsequent Iranian missile attack this morning on…

EXCLUSIVE: To see the true state of the economy, just visit ScoMo’s electorate office

20 November 2019 5:00 am

In recent months growth in the Australian retail sector has slowed to a crawl, as shop owners struggle with the…

About that climate change election…

15 July 2019 1:04 pm

The 2019 federal poll was meant to be the ‘Climate Change Election’ according to Greens leader Richard Di Natale and…

Labor’s macho act with the unions: the gift the keeps on giving

19 June 2019 3:03 pm

There are few gifts that Labor could provide the Coalition that would offer such a long-lasting angle of attack and…

The Nanny State’s deepest, darkest secret – exposed

12 June 2019 7:27 am

In perhaps one of the greatest ironies of modern Australia, we love to talk about how much we despise the…

If Captain Whacky is setting China policy, we need to know

7 May 2019 8:19 am

It is often said that not a great deal was accomplished in the 35 months Malcolm Turnbull was prime minister,…

What about immigration, Scott, Josh?

4 April 2019 7:55 am

When Australia goes to the polls sometime and the Coalition is likely defeated, as the 50 straight Newspoll losses would…