Australia’s political classes preened and postured as the Murray Darling Basin system descended into environmental catastrophe, writes former South Australian water minister Mark Brindal.
The politicisation of South Australia’s public service is a product of historical hubris and malice that has become entrenched over decades, writes former minister Mark Brindal. Unravelling the state’s bureaucratic Gordian Knot will be a defining test of Steven Marshall’s premiership.
Apologies don’t cut the mustard. They are simply not good enough from those who lead us.
Elections are won by people with ideas, not by databases, no matter how sophisticated, writes former Liberal minister Mark Brindal.
Nick Xenophon’s broadening political ambition may be his undoing. And if he fails badly, everyone will lose, writes former Liberal minister Mark Brindal.
Former Liberal minister Mark Brindal says it’s possible he could vote for the X factor – but only if he can be shown that the still mysterious equation equals a positive value.