Tina Faulk

Conservatively speaking: an exclusive interview with Cory Bernardi

14 February 2018 1:00 pm

Reminding Canberrans and visitors alike that Parliament House is not actually part of Australia but a strange sort of parallel…

Baby blues

11 February 2018 7:52 pm

This is a story about a senior media figure and a younger woman who discovered, perhaps to her dismay, that…

Barnaby Joyce and the return of the scarlet letter

9 February 2018 5:00 pm

With all the grubby reporting of a private matter between two consenting adults, the media pack, led by the Daily…

Ex-govvie furniture – quality checked

2 February 2018 5:28 pm

Canberrans are used to buying ‘ex-govvie’, from houses (not much on the market now) to pre-used chairs, desks, PCs, whiteboards and filing…

The woman who defied the Mullahs has vanished

30 January 2018 5:46 pm

In old time newspaper jargon, the gutter is the strip between the two pages – the gutter press means something…

Australians all let us rejoice, we’ve got the TTP

25 January 2018 8:17 pm

Hungry young foreigners who crowd around the lavish food samples waiting to be eaten in Tokyo department store food halls…

It’s marvellous the difference Milo makes

19 January 2018 1:30 pm

People who wondered what the fuss was about when Milo Yiannopoulos visited here should read Dangerous, in which he shreds…

Call the Kiwis!

15 January 2018 8:02 pm

Some decades ago in Canberra, your column writer toiled in what was then termed the Ministerial Correspondence Unit, a team…

Ambitions closer to home?

8 January 2018 6:53 pm

There used to be rules about diplomatic postings, rules ancient, arcane and complicated. Fluency in the language of the host…

Not another postal ballot?

2 January 2018 1:04 pm

Barely had the last flutes of champagne been emptied,  the last fireworks burst over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but a…

The Week Before Christmas

22 December 2017 3:02 pm

T’was the week before Christmas And all through the House No person was stirring, not even a mouse. The files…

Dasher is only the iceberg’s tip

14 December 2017 3:06 pm

A Labor parliamentarian who, it is revealed, has links to a foreign power that attempts to retrieve information on Australia’s…

Bill Shorten finds religion(s)

11 December 2017 12:40 pm

An indication of Labor’s concern that in the same-sex marriage vote, the ‘No’s’ were concentrated in mainly migrant-populated suburbs, was…

What Katy didn’t

6 December 2017 4:43 pm

What Katy Did is the heart-warming story in the Louisa May Alcott Little Women genre of a plucky and spirited Mid-Western girl who overcomes…

Don’t dismiss John Barilaro

4 December 2017 6:01 pm

The ancient Greeks had a saying, “Those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad’. Political madness seemed…

Was Bennelong Kristina Keneally’s second choice?

26 November 2017 1:37 pm

Voters in Bennelong who need to front up to the polls once again may be surprised – and perhaps unimpressed…

Farewell speeches

26 November 2017 8:18 am

The Zimbabweans spoke and that old tyrant Mugabe was forced to listen. His resignation speech stated that his decision to…

The cakes of wrath

16 November 2017 4:42 pm

Well, the results are out. It’s ‘yes’ – so have a cup of tea and a slice of cake. Preferably…

Rotten Greens

11 November 2017 1:28 pm

Watching a riot when a crowd turns into a mindless, maddened beast screaming for blood is a frightening experience. To…

Another ATSIC will also fail

9 November 2017 7:27 am

Malcolm Turnbull has firmly, definitely, declared there would be no Referendum on the plans to establish a constitutionally enshrined indigenous…

Shattered – inside Hillary Clinton’s doomed campaign

6 November 2017 12:02 pm

Only the most rabid fans of US politics will have the time or energy to wade through this doorstopper by…

“Please don’t take too long with your photographs…”

30 October 2017 1:04 pm

Canberra – particularly the Australian National University – has always been strong for Kevin Rudd. ANU was where he studied…

“My gynaecologist found…”

24 October 2017 5:04 pm

Michelle Barrow is an American who studied at Yale in the same years as Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton.  Barrow’s…

Meanwhile, across the ditch…

20 October 2017 3:17 pm

“Jacinda, you can get up off the floor now, you’ll ladder your stockings and you know, if you’re going to…

Don’t cry for Hillary, Australia

18 October 2017 3:17 pm

The ABC Four Corners is supposed to be a gutsy, fact-finding expose-type television program. Most of the time it is.…