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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey November 10, 2017 3 Comments

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

Max Chalmers October 4, 2017 9 Comments

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

Bernard Keane July 3, 2017 17 Comments

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

Josh Taylor June 29, 2017 22 Comments

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

Josh Taylor 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?

Josh Taylor June 27, 2017 30 Comments

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

Cassidy Knowlton June 26, 2017 3 Comments

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

Crikey October 6, 2016 9 Comments

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

Crikey March 14, 2016 15 Comments

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

Josh Taylor October 13, 2015

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