Topic archives: Sam Dastyari

Crikey Worm: Keneally nominates for Dasher’s Senate seat

January 18, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Former state premier turned Sky News commentator Kristina Keneally has put her hand up to take Dasher's Senate seat. Plus, Papua New Guinea turns up the heat on Australia. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Pollies have a lot to learn about Chinese-Australians

December 19, 2017 6

It would be generous to say both major parties were less than impressive when it came to effectively reading and communicating with Chinese-Australians.

Rundle: Chinese influence is hardly the biggest threat to our democracy

December 15, 2017 17

Foreign capital is not the problem; the structure of our politics is, a semi-democratic system at best, cloaked by a detached parliamentary system.

EXCLUSIVE: Dastyari’s ideas for post-Senate life include growing cacti, wrestling celebrities

December 15, 2017

The ex-senator has spoken of his desire to remain involved in grassroots politics, but also might just hand out signed autographs of his face.

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

ABC’s new political editor … Dasher’s collateral damage … Breitbart’s war on Twitter …

December 14, 2017 5

The ABC has appointed Andrew Probyn its new political editor, replacing Chris Uhlmann.

Bennelong could be one of the most significant byelections in Australian history

December 14, 2017 6

This byelection is huge. You can hear it in Turnbull's voice.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

December 13, 2017 13

Abetz's war on anti-Christmas ... Erik Jensen gets a flattering stand-in ... Labor and Libs start a land war in China ...

Dasher’s social media antics put the ‘party’ in Labor Party

Dasher’s social media antics put the ‘party’ in Labor Party

December 12, 2017 2

As he (ahem) Dashes to the exit, Crikey commemorates our five favourite Sam Dastyari stunts.

Dastyari’s inevitable downfall and the case for a federal ICAC

December 12, 2017 28

Shorten should’ve known that simply relegating Dastyari to the backbench, as he did last week, would be insufficient.

Crikey Worm: would-be terrorist bungles attack in New York

December 12, 2017

Good morning, early birds. A 27-year-old man has botched a planned terror attack in New York City overnight. Plus, the Prime Minister goes on a year-end whirlwind media tour. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.