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Sleepless in the Senate

Josh Taylor March 18, 2016 13 Comments

The Senate likes butts, and it cannot lie -- things got a bit weird as senators stayed awake all night.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey March 18, 2016

Saying goodbye ... a bum steer ... there ain't nothing like a dame ...

Love will tear us apart at Albo’s campaign launch

Love will tear us apart at Albo’s campaign launch

Margot Saville September 18, 2013 5 Comments

Plenty of old and new Laborites at Anthony Albanese's campaign launch, but do the rank-and-file actually have any real say in who will be the leader?

Labor bloodletting continues over Kevin Rudd legacy

Labor bloodletting continues over Kevin Rudd legacy

Andrew Crook September 10, 2013 23 Comments

Labor frontbencher Craig Emerson's attempt to blacken Kevin Rudd's name has met with savage criticism from some sitting Labor MPs.

Whatever happened to the warts-and-all review of the ALP?

Whatever happened to the warts-and-all review of the ALP?

Crikey Intern April 11, 2013 13 Comments

Two years ago, Labor held a comprehensive review to fix the party's problems. Things have gone from bad to worse for Labor, while a Crikey report card finds most of the report's recommendations have not been implemented. Crikey intern Ben Westcott looks at what happened to the report.

Gillard loses a chairman, wins on single parent pensions

Bernard Keane October 9, 2012 30 Comments

Caucus chairman Daryl Melham has resigned, amid rumours of further leadership tension. But the government faced down a party room revolt on welfare.

Bonhomie thick at ALP conference as the deal-making begins

Andrew Crook December 2, 2011 22 Comments

Prime Minister Gillard kicked off ALP National conference proceedings at the Sydney Convention Centre this morning by adopting Obama's/Optus' “yes” refrain, presumably to distinguish Labor from Tony Abbott’s negativity.

Doug Cameron for PM?

Crikey November 4, 2011 3 Comments

Crikey readers have their say.

Labor Senator brands Daily Tele’s Rudd front page a red herring

Labor Senator brands Daily Tele’s Rudd front page a red herring

Andrew Crook November 3, 2011 50 Comments

Labor Senator Doug Cameron has accused Daily Telegraph editor Paul Whittaker of beating up a fake front page story on Kevin Rudd's return to the leadership to distract from claims he used Australian lives as bargaining chips during an anti-terror raid.

Doug Cameron joins Labor Left rally to support Julian Assange

Doug Cameron joins Labor Left rally to support Julian Assange

Andrew Crook December 13, 2010 14 Comments

Two leading ALP Left faction MPs have added their voices to a chorus of dissent rejecting the prime minister's official line on WikiLeaks, telling Crikey that renegade publisher Julian Assange should be backed to the hilt on freedom of speech grounds.