February 2, 2018 3
Scomo's Chief of Staff to jump ship? ... Abbott explains his squibbing of marriage equality ... behold the world's most boring feud ...
September 6, 2017 11
Can you bring hats into Parliament? Props? Stunt outfits, like Pauline Hanson's burqa?
August 22, 2017 6
Our two most famously helpful former prime ministers have weighed into the possibility of war with North Korea by suggesting we invest in a missile defence system. Are they right this time?
August 15, 2017 49
The government has gone over the top in attacking Bill Shorten and New Zealand Labour for the Barnaby Joyce fiasco.
July 17, 2017
Our new best buds ... Barnaby Joyce throws shade ... Eric Beecher moonlighting at fake news site? ...
July 4, 2017 10
Bolt's big blunder ... what a load of bollards ... the world's real cyber criminals ...
July 4, 2017 14
The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.
June 29, 2017 60
Malcolm Turnbull's enemies won't stop until they've torn him down. It's time for him, and his lieutenants, to fight back and target Tony Abbott's weak spot.
June 29, 2017
Senior Turnbull government minister Christopher Pyne apologises for marriage equality comments, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon suspended from party room. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
June 28, 2017
Census data reveals the changing face of Australia, and the marriage equality debate continues to split the Coalition. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
June 27, 2017 28
Christopher Pyne's remarks on same sex marriage revealed nothing we didn't already know. The hysterical reaction to them, however, told us a lot.
June 27, 2017 3
In which notorious fifth columnist Pyne reveals his plans to "subjugate the white race" and "reprogram" Peter Dutton.
June 27, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Conservative Liberals are not thrilled with Christopher Pyne's assurances on marriage equality, Crown employees to be freed from Chinese prison within months, and Trump finally (sorta) gets his travel ban. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
June 26, 2017 18
Liberals love the flag and Australia Day and are not very keen on Bill Shorten: highlights (and lowlights) of the Liberal Party's federal council meeting on the weekend.
June 26, 2017 3
Good morning, early birds, and happy Eid al-Fitr for those celebrating. Christopher Pyne has said marriage equality could become law "sooner than everyone thinks", Crown employees will face court in China, and it turns out you can put a price on the Great Barrier Reef. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
June 22, 2017 10
In this week's dispatch from the red chamber, Senator Derryn Hinch reveals an emotional moment in Parliament, Christopher Pyne's pep talk and why he's calling a One Nation Senator a bastard.
May 3, 2017 1
Over the last five years, the Liberals have engaged in a one-person game of Twister on schools funding. Yesterday was their latest, and they hope last, position.
May 2, 2017 7
In an effort to end the "school funding wars", Malcolm Turnbull has co-opted the most potent name in school funding reform, and promised more Commonwealth money for government schools.
April 21, 2017 3
Satirist Ben Pobjie has unearthed draft re-election campaign slogans for several prominent Coalition MPs.
November 30, 2016 11
The speakers were heard, and parliament fell silent.