Peter Kennedy

Peter writes the Political Perspective column. He started in full-time journalism at The West Australian in 1970 and covered politics in Sydney and Canberra for The Sydney Morning Herald from 1977-84. He was press secretary to deputy premier Mal Bryce in the mid-80s, and joined the ABC in 1990, presenting both the Morning and Drive programs on 720 6WF, and then was state political reporter for ABC TV News for 11 years. Peter graduated from the University of WA with a bachelor of arts (economics) and a diploma of education.

Union pressure on McGowan

Union pressure on McGowan

14 Mar 2017
Barnett's unpopularity 'cost 10%'

Barnett's unpopularity 'cost 10%'

13 Mar 2017
The 'save Christian Porter' option

The 'save Christian Porter' option

10 Mar 2017
Hanson drops the ball

Hanson drops the ball

07 Mar 2017
Labor’s renewable energy vacuum

Labor’s renewable energy vacuum

07 Mar 2017
Costings can be explosive

Costings can be explosive

02 Mar 2017
Grylls says Turnbull ‘hypocritical’

Grylls says Turnbull ‘hypocritical’

28 Feb 2017
Lost day on the campaign trail

Lost day on the campaign trail

28 Feb 2017
Do or die for party leaders

Do or die for party leaders

27 Feb 2017
Barnett chances his arm on penalty rates

Barnett chances his arm on penalty rates

24 Feb 2017
Labor’s renewables conundrum

Labor’s renewables conundrum

22 Feb 2017

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