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Rundle: send in the clowns

Guy Rundle December 7, 2017 25 Comments

The only thing the Right has ever been able to claim was their efficiency. Now, they don't even have that.

Crikey Worm: dual-citizenship concerns for Labor’s David Feeney

Max Chalmers December 6, 2017 4 Comments

Good morning, early birds. The dual-citizenship crisis hits home for Labor, and America's Russia probe digs deeper still. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Max Chalmers November 14, 2017 1 Comment

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Could historical ministerial decisions be overturned?

Sally Whyte November 9, 2017 11 Comments

Legal experts explain whether or not it would be possible to question decisions of former ministers.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the voters don’t trust government anymore and neither do I

Derryn Hinch November 9, 2017 15 Comments

The section 44 fiasco has annihilated voters' trust in government. And I can't say I blame them, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg the Hungarian?

Max Chalmers November 3, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg is the latest MP to be caught up in the dual citizenship crisis, and a 4500-year-old landmark reveals some startling mysteries of its own. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Manus at boiling point

Max Chalmers November 1, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Tensions mount on Manus Island as asylum seekers refuse to leave the detention centre, and yet another senator has been identified as a potential dual citizen. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Abbott believes in climate change, says it’s probably good though

Max Chalmers October 10, 2017

Erstwhile prime minister and globetrotting guest lecturer Tony Abbott has extolled the benefits of climate change at a gathering of "climate sceptics". Plus, the government has admitted a national security contractor was hacked last year. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: why Bill Shorten shouldn’t be picking curtains for The Lodge just yet

Derryn Hinch September 7, 2017 12 Comments

Derryn Hinch's citizenship dramas and section 44 questions are put to bed, and the Coalition's Kill Bill strategy seems to be working.

Why Bill Shorten should not have shown his citizenship documents in Parliament

Michael Bradley September 7, 2017 15 Comments

Our justice system is built upon the principle of innocent until proven guilty. Demanding that MPs who have not been charged with anything stump up documents is a very dangerous path indeed.