• Storm clouds over Canberra

    Joshua Black     |      January 4, 2024

    Australian democracy remains robust, but a succession of political scandals in recent times have damaged public faith in our politicians.

  • Voices off

    Joshua Black     |      April 30, 2023

    Paul Keating’s attack on the Labor Party is not unprecedented for a former prime minister, but many of his predecessors preferred to keep their counsel once they had retired from the stage.

  • Remembering the “forgettables”

    Joshua Black     |      January 9, 2023

    Compilers and contributors to ‘best of’ lists seldom delve beyond living memory, but many of Australia’s earliest Prime Ministers deserve to be remembered for their contributions.