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Dec 18, 2017

Crikey Worm: Libs fight back

Good morning, early birds. There are a couple of pieces of very good news for the Turnbull government this morning (though it's not all roses). Plus, sexual harassment allegations at Melbourne City Council. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chamlers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist


The citizenship saga is set to turn on Labor in the new year, with Liberal MP John Alexander returned by the voters of Bennelong at the weekend byelection, thus restoring Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull‘s majority in the lower house. With the numbers to make referrals to the High Court, the government has vowed to refer three Labor MPs to the court, leaving the party at risk of four byelections after MP David Feeney was referred earlier this year.


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