It was originally proposed by the Right as a delaying tactic, so it’s no surprise that the timing of any plebiscite on same-sex marriage is the subject of more division within the government.
(The Canberra Times, 8 March 2016)
(The Canberra Times, 5 March 2016)
There were quiet, powerful words from abuse survivors who had travelled to Rome to witness Cardinal George Pell’s testimony to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
(The Canberra Times, 4 March 2016)
Some cartoons on Pell’s testimony (starting with an old one that still seemed appropriate, from 2013):
(The Canberra Times, 28 May 2013)
(2 March 2016)
(The Canberra Times, 2 March 2016)
Stoking rage for electoral advantage always runs the risk of getting out of control, as the Republican establishment has discovered in the US Presidential primaries.
(The Canberra Times, 3 March 2016)
The conservatives had been pushing Abbott on this for some time. That they succeeded under Turnbull seems to say everything about the weakness of his leadership.