March 29, 2018 16
Fingers were pointed and teeth were bared in the trenches of the Senate this week, even if it was just for the cameras.
March 22, 2018 19
Derryn Hinch argues Nick Xenophon shouldn't have believed his own publicity in the SA election.
March 19, 2018 5
Pundits have declared victory in the war on third parties. But if they go home, they'll find the same challenge returning again to haunt politics.
March 9, 2018 8
After looking like he was going steamroll his way into South Australian parliament, SA Best seems to have lost significant momentum as campaign attrition takes its tole.
March 6, 2018 10
Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST isn't a minor party -- but it's virtually impossible for it to be a major one either. Which is bad news for the voters it will attract.
March 1, 2018 8
Woolworths' pokies push strategy in Tasmania may sound dull and irrelevant but it will have national ramifications.
February 21, 2018 1
February 21, 2018
Arts magazine Limelight has been given a reprieve after a group of investors came forward to try to save it.
February 21, 2018 10
Nick Xenophon, who perfected the art of the corny political stunt during his time at Parliament House, is playing into the public's desire for spectacle and misfire.
February 16, 2018 1
In politics, the worst crime a leader can commit is to lose the unloseable election.
February 2, 2018
Craig McLachlan has engaged Stuart Littlemore QC in legal action against the ABC, Fairfax and actor Christie Whelan Browne over stories published that accuse him of sexual harassment on the set of the 2014 Rocky Horror Show.
January 30, 2018 12
Who are the best three pollies Xenophon has seen up close? What is his philosophy about political compromise? What is his favourite political stunt?
January 18, 2018 10
While his grassroots charm belies a calculating political tactician, Nick Xenophon is riding the same anti-establishment wave that swept Donald Trump into office.
January 12, 2018 4
After winding down over the holidays, many thought Xenophon had done his dash on announcements and surprise candidacies. However, it appears Xenophon has more to pull out of the hat.
January 9, 2018 11
Ever in search of greener grass: meet the man who has changed political parties more often than most people change their outfits.
December 22, 2017 8
As it stands, Nick Xenophon's SA Best party could drop dramatically in the polls and still come out top dog in South Australia.
October 27, 2017 33
The Turnbull government has received a devastating blow with the National leadership found to be ineligible by the High Court.
October 16, 2017 1
Off-field Senate inquiry ... men in the media ... pay-for-play politics ...
October 13, 2017 16
As the conclusion of the Magnificent Citizenship Seven saga approaches, who will make it through the gunfire, and who will fall?
October 12, 2017 7
Less than less than 18 months after getting re-elected, Xenophon announces he’s going home. He’s quitting the Senate to go play in the South Australian state election next year as a small pond powerbroker/kingmaker/self-promoter.