Once-strong ties between US Democrats and Silicon Valley, the new heart of American corporate power, have broken down.
- by James Titcomb
The NSW coach has two candidates vying for the utility role and a big decision to make on his middle forward rotation.
- by Adam Pengilly, Michael Chammas and Christian Nicolussi
The re-elected member for Bass has shown her mettle both in the party room and in her electorate. She is now key to a moderate, Liberal revival.
- by Jenna Price
It was a case of Rabbitohs #1 fan being sworn in as new leader by another Souths tragic.
- by Helen Pitt and Noel Towell
These monumental shifts in how Australians vote aren’t just a short-term “protest”. They reflect a growing detachment among millions of Australians from politics as usual.
- by Osman Faruqi
Australia’s change of government will find accord on a facet of US relations, but the major preoccupation in Asia remains the same: China.
- by Peter Hartcher
Parliament is set for an unprecedented shake-up after millions of voters put climate first at the ballot box, and all eyes are on what climate action can be achieved by the incoming government.
- by Tim Flannery
Labor’s ham-fisted campaign to get Kristina Keneally elected revealed a disturbing lack of understanding of the cultural complexities in Fowler.
- by Cat-Thao Nguyen
By removing rankings points from Wimbledon, the ATP and the WTA are cutting off their noses to spite their faces.
- by Greg Baum
David Pocock joins a growing list of top athletes entering politics. Can he make this transition work?
- by Georgina Robinson
This week on the Real Footy podcast, Michael Gleeson, Caroline Wilson and Jake Niall discuss which star forward they would pick for their team, if they could only have one.
Peter Dutton is firming as the man most likely to lead the Coalition, but he will need to overcome voters’ perceptions of him and the rising independent vote.
- by James Massola
Footage of Sam Collins’ treatment of Aaron Naughton may have shown the Gold Coast Suns have little case to answer, but Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge’s post-match comments have a bigger-picture feel.
- by Jon Pierik
The casino operator is now just a hasty patchwork of interim executives, cobbled together to run a $3 billion company that’s increasingly vulnerable to an opportunistic takeover.
- by Elizabeth Knight
The incoming federal government should promote and implement good policies to help us to help ourselves to combat the rising cost of living.
- by Joel Gibson
Since the 2008 financial crisis, low interest rates have provided a lifeline for companies that might otherwise not have survived. But the tide is going out for these “zombie” companies.
- by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Bear markets come and go but this one could be one of the worst in history.
- by Matthew Lynn
With as few as five out of 39 Victorian seats, the Liberal Party has been routed from the state that was its stronghold.
- by Josh Gordon
If the party listens to the messages from the electorate, it could go to the next election with optimism.
- by Simon Birmingham
Disaffected female voters drove the surge towards a progressive agenda. But while they moved away from the Coalition, they did not strongly endorse Labor either.
- by Jacqueline Maley
Climate was a decisive issue in Saturday’s election - and not only in the teal seats.
- by Bob Carr
The 2022 election result is a reckoning for the toxic culture that took hold in the Coalition – one unlikely to change until it embraces quotas.
- by Chris Wallace
One reading of this election is that Australians now recognise they can no longer stay relaxed and comfortable.
- by Sean Kelly
After a big miss in 2019, all major opinion polls correctly predicted Labor’s victory in 2022.
- by Matt Wade
On the face of it, Labor did not do too well in Queensland. But dig a little deeper and it’s not all doom and gloom for Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese.
- by Cameron Atfield
Anthony Albanese cannot deliver everything his supporters want. No Labor leader ever can. Expectations are always too great when progressive parties sweep into office.
- by David Crowe
The outgoing treasurer appears baffled by the political disaster that has consigned him and his party to the wilderness.
- by Tony Wright
The ALP has the opportunity to end the nasty culture and climate wars of the past decade. But its mandate on economic policy is for incremental reforms.
- The Herald's View
There are no easy pathways when you get to the quarter-final stages, but some are harder than others.
- by Paul Cully
Sandgropers again bucked the national trend, but this time swung hard towards Labor and Anthony Albanese. That road was cleared, graded, paved and marked by Mark McGowan.
- by Gareth Parker
How is an Albanese government going to perform? Not as well as the new government’s supporters hope, but not as badly as its opponents predicted.
- by Ross Gittins
The entire Perth metro region, aside from Canning MP Andrew Hastie’s electorate, has turned red and for the first time since 1998 two Labor MP’s received a primary vote above 50 per cent.
- by Hamish Hastie
Labor has promised to pass legislation establishing a national anti-corruption commission by the end of the year. Is this feasible?
- by Yee-Fui Ng
It is fitting that Shireen was given a state memorial service. She was a role model for millions of women who grew up watching her on television.
- by Sherine Salama
Whether character is fixed or not was a theme of the last six weeks.
- by Jacqueline Maley
Reports that Trent Barrett was blindsided by a Bulldogs board meeting to discuss his future and sacked by football manager Phil Gould are far from the truth.
- by Danny Weidler
Women have fought for centuries for the right to speak out against abusers, but defamation law remains as a refuge for powerful men,
- by Jessica Lake
If your next dinner party is getting dull and charades no longer amuses, try this for a laugh: run through recent prime ministers and capture their careers in just a few words.
- by Jon Faine
As the end of the financial year approaches, it’s time for everyone, particularly those earning more than $45,000 a year, to have a good look at the tax savings available on money funnelled into superannuation.
- by Jessica Irvine
The comedian and actress is nominated for a Gold Logie – and is pitching for it go to a woman this year.
- by Peter FitzSimons
The class of 2022 will be the voters of 2025 – and they’ll have plenty of reasons to cast their ballots
If you’re under 18, don’t think you can’t become engaged in our democracy.
- by Daisy Turnbull
Australia’s policy no longer meets the diverse needs of many families. Parents should get six months of gender-neutral paid parental leave to encourage shared care.
- by Lisa Annese
Many Victorians felt abandoned by the Coalition during the pandemic, particularly by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, and now they’ve returned the favour - deserting the party in droves.
- by Josh Gordon