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Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist

Crikey Worm: Asia summit wraps up in controversy

Crikey Worm: Asia summit wraps up in controversy

Good morning, early birds. The US President has prematurely abandoned the East Asia Summit, and questions abound over who exactly will replace dual citizen Jacqui Lambie in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Newspoll puts pressure on Turnbull

Crikey Worm: Newspoll puts pressure on Turnbull

Good morning, early birds. The most recent Newspoll spells trouble for Malcolm Turnbull's future, and the Liberal-National Party in Queensland has backed One Nation. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Manus images released

Crikey Worm: Manus images released

Good morning, early birds. Islamic State loses its foothold in Syria, and Coalition conservatives hatch a plan to delay a marriage equality vote in parliament. Plus, activist group GetUp has released pictures and video from inside the Manus detention centre. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Ramifications of marriage survey campaigns will outlive this government

Ramifications of marriage survey campaigns will outlive this government

Yes or no, players on both sides of the marriage equality debate will have legacies reaching far beyond parliament's ultimate decision.

Crikey Worm: 'Make Australia a hellhole,' says departing ASIC boss

Crikey Worm: 'Make Australia a hellhole,' says departing ASIC boss

Good morning, early birds. Outgoing ASIC chief's parting shot at white-collar crooks, and Optus is now likely to follow Telstra in returning money to customers stiffed by underperforming NBN speeds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Libs rule out One Nation deal

Crikey Worm: Libs rule out One Nation deal

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

Crikey Worm: secret dual citizens put on notice

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

Crikey Worm: 'Paradise Papers' largest leak in history

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?

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg the Hungarian?

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.