Alexander Downer spies for Five Eyes (Part 1)

OPINION & ANALYSIS: High Commissioner Downer has a list of priors, says TESS LAWRENCE who has been studying his form for decades. In the first part of this series, she pulls no punches.

So sick of it all: Sam Dastyari, Chinese chequers and the body politic

OPINION & ANALYSIS: I am sick of the sick the body politic and the contempt shown towards ‘we, the people’, writes Tess Lawrence.

Donald Abbott is Tony Abbott’s alter ego

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Tony Abbott’s relentless undermining of Malcolm Turnbull is becoming more than a political embarrassment for his own party, writes TESS LAWRENCE.