What began as a group of young politicos enjoying a boozy night out has morphed into the dominant story in Australian politics – and in many ways a lesson for us all, writes Madonna King
Even when it demonstrably gets something right, the Palaszczuk Government seems unable to avoid messing it up, writes Madonna King
It’s surprising that Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk needed to spend almost $400,000 to poll Queenslanders in the run-up to the 2024 state election. As Madonna King writes, her constituents are making their dissatisfaction well known.
The mass failure by the Optus communications network has turned the spotlight not just on the hapless company, but also the woman leading it, writes Madonna King
Labor believes it can win the next election, but it just needs to find a new headline act, writes Madonna King
The poet William Butler Yeats said teaching was not about filling a pail but lighting a fire. Many of us have had the benefit of that spark, writes Madonna King
In a more civil time, having someone take your restaurant order and bring your meal was part of the experience. Now we’re lucky to get out before we’re shaken down by a robot, writes Madonna King