February 28, 2018 7
Palmer’s online posts aren’t just bizarre for bizarre’s sake. They serve to rebuild his image of a potential populist leader — and they're working.
May 10, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Alleged drug mule Cassie Sainsbury speaks to the media, there's a police complaint against Pauline Hanson, and striking Fairfax journos return to work. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers, Emily Watkins and Charlie Lewis.
May 9, 2017
Good morning, early birds. It's federal budget day, and the papers are full of tips on what to expect when Scott Morrison hands down his second budget as Treasurer. It's the news you need to know, by Emily Watkins and Max Chalmers.
April 24, 2017 6
Hinch? Lambie? It couldn't be Bernardi, could it ...?
February 21, 2017
Anti-abortion Twitter ... Stokes slashes ... Palmer's Facebook poetry ...
February 7, 2017 2
Politicians attend church in the rain ... Don Farrell's new FIFO staffer ... Clive Palmer's message for Cory Bernardi ...
February 1, 2017 1
Australia's minor political parties are often funded by their own candidates, but unions and business did tip in.
January 16, 2017 11
Pauline Hanson's latest breakthrough came on Friday, when Steve Dickson defected from the Liberal National Party.
December 2, 2016 1
Titanic III ... Turnbull v Mardi Gras ... Wyatt Roy's grand tour ...
November 24, 2016
A big man with white hair dressed in red seemed to be the perfect surprise guest.
November 16, 2016 1
A very special guest ... Gordon's revenge ... return of Clive ...
September 28, 2016 1
Dr John Howard? ... Oz truants ... Aunty's EBA row ...
July 19, 2016 4
Pokemon Go is just the latest in a long history of new fads we all "need" to worry about.
June 15, 2016 6
Shorten and Turnbull square off over indigenous recognition and the issue of a treaty.
June 2, 2016 1
Shorten's recent movements may reflect a calculation that Labor can still chart a narrow course for victory through Queensland's abundance of marginal seats.
May 27, 2016 5
Australia has more than 50 billionaires for the first time, but they're cumulatively poorer than they were last year.
May 24, 2016 1
WHO WON THE DAY? Bernard Keane, Crikey politics editor: A definite win for Labor — Health Minister Sussan Ley’s rare honesty in acknowledging what we knew anyway about being rolled on Medicare funding kept the focus on health, where Labor wants it. The focus on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s continuing poor polling won’t help either. Paula Matthewson, political […]
May 17, 2016
Hanson is one fringe candidate who actually stands to benefit from the new electoral system.
May 5, 2016
After yesterday announcing he wouldn’t recontest his seat of Fairfax, there was a small turnout for Palmer’s potentially last press conference as the member for Fairfax in the Senate courtyard this morning, despite staffers setting up a loud speaker for the event. Palmer announced who would be leading the Senate tickets for the Palmer United […]
May 5, 2016
Goodbye, Clive ...