Letter From Europe

Letter From Europe

As I watched events unfold in Ukraine during the last three months, I couldn't help but dwell on something President Putin said in 2006

Jay4SA and the Marshall Plan

Jay4SA and the Marshall Plan

This month’s State Election has all the makings of a close contest.

Joe Hockey: Treasury or Trickery?

Joe Hockey: Treasury or Trickery?

In the move to a budget surplus, how much is Joe Hockey’s prowess as Treasurer and how much is trickery?

Investment in Smart Growth the Key

Investment in Smart Growth the Key

South Australia must compete on quality rather than cost in order to drive high living standards for all in the 21st century.

Comment: Alexander Downer’s Rewrite of History

Comment: Alexander Downer’s Rewrite of History

Alexander Downer's recent article in The Adelaide Review is a very telling example of what we have seen in the past and what we will see more frequently in the…

Letter from Timor Leste

Letter from Timor Leste

In my nearly twelve years as foreign minister there were few issues I dealt with which were more contentious than East Timor.

The Battle For Influence

The Battle For Influence

The first months of a new government is the perfect time to look at the role proliferating think tanks play in influencing public policy change.

The Worst Form Of Government

The Worst Form Of Government

Voting has become a low-involvement consumer product focused on catch phrases and effective advertising.

No News is Good News

No News is Good News

Despite the pre-election alarm bells, the new government’s fiscal policy inaction confirms the strong state of Australia’s economy

Elections, Fairness and Community

Elections, Fairness and Community

On Election Day I couldn't help but feel the strong sense of community at our local polling booth. It's at the Bridgewater primary school in the Adelaide Hills. Bridgewater usually…

Machismo Politics

Machismo Politics

The prospect of electoral annihilation haunted Labor for months, frightening it into an uncomfortable change of leadership.

Welcome to Curtin IDC

Welcome to Curtin IDC

In this extract from his recently-released Profits of Doom, Antony Loewenstein visits the remote and jealously guarded Curtin Immigration Detention Centre.

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