Topic archives: 2016 federal election

Who will replace Rod Culleton?

January 12, 2017 1

The problem for Hanson, and whoever her proposed successor might prove to be, is the challenge to Culleton’s election that is currently before the High Court.

Taxpayers foot $2 million bill for jetsetting pollies during election campaign

January 11, 2017 8

Australian taxpayers paid over $2 million for politicians to fly around Australia during the eight-week 2016 federal election campaign.

The difference between Hanson and Trump or Brexit

December 20, 2016 9

Australian National University migration researcher Henry Sherrell urges anyone who thinks Trump, Brexit and Hanson are even somewhat equivalent, to reconsider.

Windsor received big bucks to take on Barnaby

December 19, 2016

Individual donations have been disclosed by the AEC.

We think we’re fair, but can’t tell you for sure: ABC election review

December 6, 2016 4

Did the ABC provide an equal platform to both sides in the Australian election campaign?

NBN Co chair defiant over controversial election op-ed on AFP raids

November 25, 2016 7

NBN Co chair Ziggy Switkowski was mad as hell, and he wasn't going to take it anymore.

Let voters elect weirdos and the imperfect

November 23, 2016 8

Constitutional rules surrounding Australian elections represent centuries-old British legal language and morality. And they should be done away with.

Which party has the most sheeple voters?

November 7, 2016 9

Which party had the most voters who voted exactly how the party wanted them to in the Senate? New analysis by Crikey reporter Myriam Robin and software engineer Timothy McCarthy gives the answer.

ALP says it was just following the rules on ‘Mediscare’ SMS

November 3, 2016 4

"Mediscare" election texts were all above board.

Four times the government was warned about Bob Day’s office conflict of interest

November 3, 2016 6

How many times exactly did Finance warn there were issues with Bob Day's desired location for his electorate offices?