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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey March 14, 2016 4 Comments

Abbott v Bishop ... #fingerout ... where's Gary? ...

The 2015 Crikeys: Arsehat, Person of the Year and Sexiest Pollies are …

Cassidy Knowlton December 18, 2015 10 Comments

Has Malcolm clawed back his crown? Does Plibersexy deserve her moniker? And who in the would could out-arsehat Abbott?

Tips and rumours: Ludlam’s sick burn

Crikey December 3, 2015

The art of the insult. Greens Senator Scott Ludlam used a speech in the Senate last night to wage a blistering attack on Senator Ian Macdonald. Speaking on the report handed down from the inquiry into the government’s National Program for Excellence in the Arts, Ludlam called Macdonald “an individual who uniquely combines aggression with total […]

Tips and rumours: all Greens pollies look the same, right?

Crikey December 3, 2015

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. We have been known to mix up Greens Adam Bandt and Richard Di Natale, but the subs at The Australian are even more confused. An article about a sit-in by environmental protesters at Parliament House yesterday originally ran with this photo of MP Adam Bandt, naming him as his colleague Senator […]

Same chaos, different minister for arts sector

Same chaos, different minister for arts sector

Ben Eltham October 23, 2015 2 Comments

New Arts Minister Mitch Fifield wasn’t giving much away at Senate estimates this week.

Govt builds facial recognition ‘hub’, our surveillance state’s newest weapon

Govt builds facial recognition ‘hub’, our surveillance state’s newest weapon

Josh Taylor October 22, 2015 10 Comments

It could start with passports, but could end with security agencies collecting images from your social media accounts.

Why Scott Ludlam is using a pencil (and other matters of democracy)

Margot Saville October 19, 2015 4 Comments

Scott Ludlam and Julian Assange spoke at a democracy conference over the weekend.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 9, 2015 2 Comments

Senior mandarin sent packing from PM&C ... Bronnie's swag ... don't mention the NBN ...

Luddites wave through internet censorship, regardless of evidence

Bernard Keane June 12, 2015 2 Comments

A Senate committee examining proposals to allow the copyright industry to censor the internet demonstrated how clueless and Luddite are major-party politicians can be.

SBS ad averaging bill likely to be stymied in the Senate

SBS ad averaging bill likely to be stymied in the Senate

Myriam Robin March 11, 2015 1 Comment

Unless it can secure the support of the Palmer United Party, which is looking unlikely, the Government will not have the votes it needs to change the SBS Act to allow ad averaging.