• Give us a job

    Frank Bongiorno     |      July 14, 2023

    What do you do after you’ve lost the most important job in the country? If you are wealthy, like Turnbull or Kevin Rudd, there is nothing to worry about. But matters are more complicated for others.

  • 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.

  • The good, the bad and the ugly

    Paul Strangio     |      August 2, 2021

    While there are many lists of Australia’s greatest sportsmen, there are fewer attempts to rank our Prime Ministers in terms of their effectiveness in office.

  • The revelations of a Prime Minister’s home

    Sam Malloy     |      February 24, 2021

    The recent purchase of former prime minister Gough Whitlam’s home in Cabramatta, south-west Sydney to create a heritage site will interest Australians who are passionate about politics, leadership and social history.