Topic archives: One Nation

Everything I have to say is fascinating and original

June 4, 2018

Crikey readers respond to a roundtable on the worth of festival Q&As, and the reported demise of One Nation.

Why is One Nation so fragile?

June 1, 2018 35

One Nation has the problems of any other small party, but its founding idea -- being generally resentful of the 21st century -- makes it peculiarly vulnerable to fragmentation.

In memoriam: One Nation senate team 2016-2018

June 1, 2018 4

As Senator Brian Burston shuffles inexorably toward the exit, we look back at the One Nation senators we've loved and lost in the past 23 months.

Crikey Worm: the shuffling deck chairs of Auspol

June 1, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Australia's major parties are facing scuffles and restructures. Plus, a UAE human rights activist sentenced to 10 years for online criticism. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Longman claims its first victim as Hanson backflips again on tax

May 22, 2018 17

Labor's campaign to savage One Nation for supporting Turnbull's company tax cuts has bore fruit with the Longman by-election (sort of) looming.

Crikey Worm: Pauline Hanson crashes the PM’s gravy train

May 22, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Pauline Hanson has backflipped on the government's corporate tax cuts. Plus: the first day back at Senate Estimates and the banking royal commission really delivers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

EXCLUSIVE: the eternal glorious light of Pauline Hanson

May 14, 2018 7

This story is so exclusively exclusive it's going to make the front page of the Oz look like a middle school newsletter.

Poll Bludger: shining a light on the dark corners of opinion polling

April 30, 2018 20

The prerogative for pollsters to keep their mix of herbs and spices secret is problematic, particularly as the long-term escalation of the minor party vote makes preference allocations ever more significant.

A short history of Pauline Hanson selling out her base

March 23, 2018 17

It's not just this week's backflip on tax cuts. Pauline Hanson's voting record does not speak highly of her commitment to battlers.

Hanson’s henchmen caught with their pants down, and the bereaved pay the price

March 21, 2018 4

From toilets to Twitter, the delusions of One Nation run deep.

Sorry, conservatives, but even Howard would struggle now

November 29, 2017 24

If only Malcolm Turnbull had the political skills of John Howard, dealing with One Nation and the Nationals would be easier, goes the argument. It doesn't wash.

Turnbull rattled over One Nation’s pull on conservatives

November 27, 2017 15

Conservative divisions between mainstream moderates and the far right fringe were on display in Queensland and are set to make Malcolm Turnbull's life even worse.

Poll Bludger: Qld election results are disappointing for basically everyone

November 27, 2017 10

Yes, even Pauline Hanson.

Poll Bludger: One Nation slips in Qld, but we’ve been surprised before

November 24, 2017 8

A late poll puts One Nation in an uphill battle to gain the power balance in Queensland Parliament, but Pauline Hanson's guerrilla campaign may still have some upsets planned

An afternoon with the ACL lobbing fire and brimstone at ‘anonymous masturbators’

November 20, 2017 48

Margot Saville went to an Australian Christian Lobby conference on the weekend, where topics included G-rated outdoor advertising and Hugh Hefner.

Poll Bludger: One Nation slows as the Battler Bus loses a tyre

November 14, 2017 13

One Nation's northern ride may be grinding to a halt as succession problems the ghost of the the preference deal continue to get in the way.

Crikey Worm: Newspoll puts pressure on Turnbull

November 13, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The most recent Newspoll spells trouble for Malcolm Turnbull's future, and the Liberal-National Party in Queensland has backed One Nation. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

November 8, 2017

Mark Textor has a plum new gig in the world of sport ... Tim Wilson does the right thing ... Ex-One Nation staffer throws her hat in the ring

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 1, 2017 3

Stephen Parry's can of worms for Tasmania ... Bernardi isn't king in the north ... the Liberal MP who gave us a Halloween nightmare ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

October 31, 2017

Only a few sleeps left until ABC changes ... the One Nation candidate who isn't running for One Nation ... who's buying up all the Fairfax? ...