Politicians and their lackeys typically have negligible life experience outside the political system and thus no respect for the ethical guardrails the rest of us live by.
Fast-tracking affirmative action for Liberal candidates and staff is the only chance Scott Morrison has to curb the poisonous culture which has infected the party and his government.
The Prime Minister said he was listening, so we asked women to tell us their stories. And they have - in the hundreds. It’s over to you now, PM.
Yes Prime Minister, you have listened and can now recite a checklist of concerns to the media. But hearing is not understanding and you still don’t get it.
We’re inviting women readers to add their stories to a special edition of Herald letters, in the hope they will be part of historic change.
- by Pat Stringa
For a considerable period now the incidence and impact of extreme weather events has been ratcheting up
No one can stop the rain but much of the flooding in Sydney’s west is a consequence of bad planning, not bad luck.