Topic archives: Lee Rhiannon

BCA chief Jennifer Westacott should have been able to answer this question

April 27, 2018 16

It's probably not a bad idea that the Business Council turned to Cambridge Analytica given how inept it has been in selling company tax cuts.

The Oz v the Greens: who’s right, and who’s a great big hopping idiot in the great kangaroo cull debate?

March 7, 2018 12

A culture-war-free explainer on culling kangaroos, and Lee Rhiannon.

Crikey Worm: Eurosceptic parties win big in Italy

March 6, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Italian elections have delivered a hung parliament, with either a group of populist insurgents or a coalition of far-right extremists to form government. Plus, US trade negotiations intensify. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Lee Rhiannon’s overthrow and the future of the Greens’ hard-left quasi-faction

December 6, 2017 23

Crikey speaks exclusively to outgoing Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon about her legacy, and where she's heading next.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 10, 2017 3

Rhiannon has a spray at rivals ... women's Ashes put to to the test ... Jensen bound for the silver screen? ...

Mean Greens fighting machine: Lee Rhiannon faces preselection insurgency

October 4, 2017 9

If Lee Rhiannon is able to retain her spot on the Greens' Senate ticket, the result will be broadly interpreted as a severe rebuke of Richard Di Natale’s leadership and pave the way for an awkward federal campaign.

Clowns to the left, jokers to the right: Greens, Libs wrestle with party memberships

July 3, 2017 17

Both the Greens and the Liberal Party are trying to deal with the tension between party memberships that want real power and the need to remain electable.

It’s not just leaflets: the power struggle behind Lee Rhiannon’s suspension

June 29, 2017 22

The Australian Greens want full control over how their elected members vote, and they want to end a long-running NSW branch policy of binding votes.

Crikey Worm: Pyne apologises, Greens suspend Rhiannon

Crikey Worm: Pyne apologises, Greens suspend Rhiannon

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.

What happens if the Greens expel Lee Rhiannon?

June 27, 2017 30

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon will still technically be a Greens senator but won't sit with the rest of the party, in the event the party room kicked her out.

Crikey Worm: Marriage equality ‘before too long’, Greens’ blue, putting a price on paradise

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.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Senate fashion police on red alert

October 6, 2016 9

Senator Derryn Hinch prefers to keep his shirts untucked. But two of his fellow crossbenchers -- along with a Lib and a very cross security guard -- take a very dim view.

Rhiannon: what a double dissolution could mean for progressives

March 14, 2016 15

A double dissolution would put the legislative ball squarely in the progressives' court, writes Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon.

Greens kiss and make up, but tensions linger

Greens kiss and make up, but tensions linger

October 13, 2015

The NSW Greens have backed down from their threat of withholding funding from the federal branch of the party.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

October 13, 2015 5

Further ructions in the Greens ... Brandis still does not understand metadata ... crowdsourced policy ...

Greens on red alert as NSW-federal cracks widen

Greens on red alert as NSW-federal cracks widen

October 2, 2015 7

The NSW Greens are proceeding with their plan to withhold funding from the federal campaign after Lee Rhiannon refused a federal peace offering to restore part of her former portfolio.

Turnbull decamps, backs Abbott’s gay marriage plebiscite as Greens protest

Turnbull decamps, backs Abbott’s gay marriage plebiscite as Greens protest

September 24, 2015 16

Will he or won't he? Turnbull, so far, upholds his predecessor's approach to same-sex marriage.

NSW Greens threaten to defund federal campaign over Rhiannon snub

NSW Greens threaten to defund federal campaign over Rhiannon snub

September 22, 2015 11

The NSW Greens are very unhappy with the federal branch's decision to take the education portfolio off Lee Rhiannon.

Greens’ sneaky portfolio reshuffle upsets NSW branch

Greens’ sneaky portfolio reshuffle upsets NSW branch

September 17, 2015 24

What were the Greens doing while all eyes were on Tony Abbott?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 20, 2015 1

Blame it on the weatherman? Not at the ABC ... have we found the PMs oldest fan? ... and when libertarians and radical feminists collide ...