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Crikey Worm: Libs rule out One Nation deal

Crikey Worm: Libs rule out One Nation deal

November 8, 2017

One Nation has inked a preference deal with the Katter Australia Party, a controversial Melbourne Cup and a Coles shelfstacker's defiance may pay dividends. 

Crikey Worm: secret dual citizens put on notice

November 7, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has finally moved to put an end to the dual citizenship scandal undermining his government, and 2017 now tipped to be the third hottest year on record. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: ‘Paradise Papers’ largest leak in history

November 6, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The largest leak in history has implicated the rich and famous in a hidden network of shadowy tax accounting. Plus, the two Coalition parties fall to infighting over the task of appointing a new Senate president. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg the Hungarian?

November 3, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg is the latest MP to be caught up in the dual citizenship crisis, and a 4500-year-old landmark reveals some startling mysteries of its own. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: NYC killer radicalised in the US

November 2, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Police reveal more details about the man who killed eight people in a terror attack in lower Manhattan, and another one bites the dust in the ongoing citizenship saga. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Manus at boiling point

November 1, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Tensions mount on Manus Island as asylum seekers refuse to leave the detention centre, and yet another senator has been identified as a potential dual citizen. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Trump advisers charged with money-laundering, tax evasion

October 31, 2017 1 Comment

Good morning, early birds. Three of US President Donald Trump's campaign officials have been charged by the FBI, and cricketer Chris Gayle has won his defamation case against Fairfax Media. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Is Scullion really ending his ‘racist’ welfare program?

October 30, 2017 3 Comments

If reports are anything to go by, Nigel Scullion's sudden promotion to leader of the Nationals isn't the only big change coming for him.

Crikey Worm: Palaszczuk calls an early election

October 30, 2017 1 Comment

Good morning, early birds. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called the state election early, and the Citizenship Seven drama has stranded the federal government in unknown political waters. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: crunch time for the Citizenship Seven

October 27, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The postal survey, the AWU raid, the dual-citizenship scandal -- it all comes to a head for the Coalition. Plus, the government has knocked back a proposal to establish a permanent Indigenous advisory body to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.