August 1, 2017 4
Sandy Baraiolo wrote to the party of her concern about PHON’s provision of receipts that did not, in her view, align with her banking records, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
May 1, 2017 4
The prospect of a One Nation crossbench delivering power to the LNP in Queensland is rapidly diminishing.
April 13, 2017 4
Politics is a game of dominoes.
April 7, 2017
Visitors to markmcgowan.com.au are greeted by an interesting message ...
April 4, 2017 13
There is a renewed call for a formal investigation into Hanson’s political movement, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
March 31, 2017 1
Crikey is aware that no member or candidate was provided with a copy of the constitution for the WA branch of One Nation upon joining the body, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
March 21, 2017
Hurricane Hanson swept through the west ahead of the recent WA election, and it looks like the winds of conflict won't die down any time soon, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
March 17, 2017 10
Time to ask questions about the ongoing suitability of Australia's prevailing electoral and constitutional arrangements.
March 15, 2017 44
We're abandoning good policymaking in Australia and parasites like the mining industry are to blame.
March 15, 2017 17
There are four main reasons, writes fellow at the Centre for Policy Development Ian McAuley.
March 14, 2017 1
Depends whose side you're on.
March 14, 2017
After years of factional fighting, will the Right or the Left control the majority of the cabinet in the new McGowan government? Labor insider Ben Chiefly asks the question.
March 14, 2017 2
Will Mark McGowan's young WA state Labor government be able to introduce the reforms necessary to purge the upper house of wacky micro-parties?
March 13, 2017 3
The Australian begged Sandgropers to give Colin Barnett another chance, and Andrew Bolt thinks Malcolm Turnbull didn't do enough to save him. But pretty much everyone agrees, WA was just sick of the damn Liberals.
March 13, 2017 18
The sweaty crush around La Hanson, dozens of bodies in orange "One Nation" T-shirts ... Welcome to the Micro-Parties Party.
March 13, 2017 15
The WA election campaign illustrates the problem of linking yourself to Pauline Hanson -- she'll suck the oxygen out of your ability to deliver a message.
March 13, 2017 8
In evaluating the spin, counter-spin and self-serving justification that inevitably runs rampant after a lopsided election result, it's worth evaluating the journey the polls took.
March 13, 2017 3
If opinion polls are a guide, Geert Wilders’ hard-right party could come first or second in the Dutch election, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.
March 10, 2017 23
We are all aware that we have not stored away for the lean years, and the fat years come to an end, particularly in Western Australia. And neither party is going to be able to undo years of bad management and bring them back.
March 10, 2017 1
The Liberal Premier has offered nothing much more than low-impact campaign announcements involving Aboriginal rock art, aquaculture and localised tourism commitments.