It really is the most wonderful time of the year. Not because of togetherness, goodwill, reflecting on what really matters or any of that nonsense, but because it's your chance to tell us who impressed you, and, much more fun, who got right on your nerves this year. Vote for one of the above, or, if we've missed your favourite or most hated, let us know.
Vote now in Crikey’s best and worst of 2017
Who should Crikey crown Australia's Arsehat extraordinaire? Who is worth setting aside our cynicism to hold up as a beacon of betterment for Australia in 2017? Cast your votes in our best and worst of 2017!