Crikey Quiz: can you actually recognise any of our current senators?
It should not be this hard to stay up to date.
Section 44 has created a gaping hole in Australian democracy
The likely presence of ineligible candidates in the federal election — and the inability of the Electoral Commission to do anything about it — poses a significant threat to the legitimacy of Australian democracy.
Fish-saving aerators to be rolled out along Murray-Darling
Good morning, early birds. Aerators are expected to be installed along the Darling River as early as today in an effort to halt mass fish deaths, and the Greens subvert Scott Morrison's mandatory Australia Day citizenship ceremonies. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Useless citizenship saga is indicative of Australian politics today
Crikey readers have some pretty straight-forward thoughts for those in parliament this week.
Labor set for byelection test after High Court ousts Gallagher
The High Court has booted Labor's Katy Gallagher from the Senate in a decision that almost certainly guarantees that Labor will face three byelections, two of them in highly marginal seats.