May 14, 2018 7
This story is so exclusively exclusive it's going to make the front page of the Oz look like a middle school newsletter.
August 23, 2017 6
With seven politicians being referred to the High Court in the dual citizenship scandal, Spencer Zifcak explains the sticky section 44 and what the courts likely decisions will be.
August 18, 2017 4
How could the National Party have missed that three of its 22 federal MPs might be dual citizens?
August 15, 2017 19
Malcolm Turnbull has been badly let down by Barnaby Joyce -- but his handling of the citizenship crisis made it even worse.
August 14, 2017 52
Section 44 of the constitution has its teeth around another MP. This time, it's Barnaby Joyce in its death grip.
August 1, 2017 16
Is anyone safe from the potential ravages of section 44 of the constitution? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing provides a list of those who could go.
July 28, 2017 4
The man is about as dinky-di Aussie as a gelato-stuffed calzone.
July 26, 2017 45
It's unsurprising that Matt Canavan hasn't resigned from the Senate. The idea of responsibility is one that the major parties have little interest in.
July 26, 2017 1
Matt Canavan becomes the third senator pinged by section 44, Cory Bernardi books nearly $1 million and ICAC called on Murray-Darling allegations. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
July 25, 2017 10
Another politician has fallen foul of s44 of the constitution -- although because it's a minister, the government will race to the High Court to try to save him.
July 17, 2017 21
The resignation of the biggest tech-head in Parliament will leave the Australian public the poorer.
July 17, 2017 11
A hitherto obscure and low-order candidate has been thrust into the spotlight: Jordon Steele-John, a 22-year-old disability advocate with cerebral palsy.
July 7, 2017 8
The decision to challenge National MP David Gillespie's eligibility to sit in Parliament is the same sort of tactic Tony Abbott used against Labor. What goes around, comes around.
May 30, 2017
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition brings out the big guns (in the form of John Howard) in its fight with the Catholic school sector, and debate rages over the establishment of an indigenous advisory body in the Australian constitution. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
May 17, 2017 31
Institutions of American democracy assure themselves and us that their collective cross-checking power and integrity can and will survive and recover from whatever depredations Trump and his cabal wreak. Don't be so sure ...
November 23, 2016 9
The man at the centre of One Nation Senator Rod Culleton's controversial court letter is another in a clutch of conspiracy theorist litigants surrounding the West Australian.
November 8, 2016 2
Section 44 of the Australian constitution was drafted in the late 19th century to ensure that only the "right" sort of person could make it to Parliament.
November 7, 2016 5
A vexatious litigant with strongly literal take on the constitution and a problem with Catholicism is advising One Nation senator Rod Culleton on why the High Court is invalid.
November 4, 2016 13
One Nation Senator Rod Culleton argues Australia's courts lack authority because they don't mention the Queen enough. And something about the Freemasons. And now he can tell the High Court that in person.
November 3, 2016 16
Didn't know, didn't care to know -- that's the most generous interpretation of the government's studied indifference to Bob Day's eligibility to be a senator.