L-NP 50% cf. ALP 50% as per Roy Morgan poll Government Confidence falls 7pts to 99 – lowest since Turnbull became PM. In mid-April L-NP support is 50% (down 2.5%) cf. ALP 50% (up 2.5%) on a two-party preferred basis following debate about the reintroduction of the ABCC (Australian BuildingRead More →

Tell the truth and shed the Credlin baggage Infidelity represents the un-vowed aspiration of a very special kind, which would lead the man to the opposite of his wife, to the ‘’woman of wax’’ whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, Marguerite Duras,Read More →

Melbourne, March 31: New migrants are finding it harder than they expect to find suitable work in Australia and low levels of English and a lack of local experience are the biggest barriers, a new study has found. And the lack of support for jobseekers newly arrived to Australia canRead More →

With reports of sensitive documents being leaked and rumours of numbers being counted, some commentators have started to liken former Liberal leader and prime minister Tony Abbott to Labor’s Kevin Rudd after he, too, was denied the leadership by his colleagues. While the bitterness that each has clearly felt overRead More →

Of the many noteworthy events to have occurred in Australian politics since my last column for the Bharat Times some months ago, none was as important as the fall of Tony Abbott as prime minister and the subsequent ascendancy of Malcolm Turnbull. I did not foresee this transition, mainly becauseRead More →