Gillard on mental health, promoting women and staying out of politics after being rolled

The former PM discusses how the Liberal Party could bring more women to Parliament, the revolving door of political leadership, and the importance of having difficult conversations ahead of World Mental Health Day.

Politicians are squabbling over who’s to blame for the NBN, but it’s not helping anyone

Kevin Rudd is the latest to weigh in on the sarcastic, self-righteous political ruckus over internet speeds and prices. He says Malcolm Turnbull messed up the rollout of the NBN, but the Coalition is calling the former PM a "fantasist".

Crabb: Is Australian democracy on the skids?

It's 10 years now since an Australian prime minister last served a full term in office. Now, we're in much shallower and more turbulent waters, writes Annabel Crabb.