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Reasonable missteps: what are the chances of dual citizen pollies in court?

Reasonable missteps: what are the chances of dual citizen pollies in court?

Spencer ZifcakAug 23, 20171 Comment

With seven politicians being referred to the High Court in the dual citizenship scandal, Spencer Zifcak explains the sticky section 44 and what the courts likely decisions will be.

We got the date of Australia Day wrong, and it needs to change

CrikeyAug 23, 2017

Crikey readers on Australia Day and misleading jobs data.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyAug 23, 20172 Comments

ABS suggests some wedding venues ... factional backbiting in the Victorian Liberals ... what's going on at the RAASA? ...

Glen Le Lievre

Glen Le Lievre

CrikeyAug 23, 20171 Comment

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyAug 22, 20172 Comments

Neo-Nazi posters in Melbourne? ... remembering Zed Seselja ... Sex Party is over ...

The Quakers respond to Michael Bradley

CrikeyAug 22, 2017

Crikey readers on marriage equality, religious freedom and dodgy job figures.

Australia's archaic abortion laws harming women

Australia's archaic abortion laws harming women

Heather Douglas and Caroline de CostaAug 22, 20173 Comments

Heather Douglas (Professor of Law, University of Queensland) and Caroline de Costa (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University) investigate a recent case of a woman being charged with illegally aborting her own pregnancy and question what was gained by this absurd process.

Glen Le Lievre

Glen Le Lievre

CrikeyAug 22, 20173 Comments

LEAKED: Australian Christian Lobby talking points on how to prosecute case against same-sex marriage

LEAKED: Australian Christian Lobby talking points on how to prosecute case against same-sex marriage

CrikeyAug 22, 201721 Comments

Raise vague, non-specific concerns about the sanctity of marriage. Talk about the cake bakers. Call your opponents intolerant.

Even the way we're paying for this plebiscite could cause long-term problems

Even the way we're paying for this plebiscite could cause long-term problems

Michael KeatingAug 21, 201712 Comments

The Turnbull government is paying for the postal plebiscite by bypassing the parliament using an Advance to the Finance Minister. This might not be a legal manoeuvre, and could undermine not only the plebiscite, but future parliamentary procedure, writes former secretary of the Finance Department Michael Keating.