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iSentia index: all eyes and ears on Queensland

iSentia index: all eyes and ears on Queensland

Patrick Baume November 6, 2013

Clive Palmer and Queensland premier Campbell Newman rocketed to the top of the charts thanks to an election win and new anti-bikie laws.

How to avoid a fresh WA Senate election

How to avoid a fresh WA Senate election

William Bowe November 1, 2013 11 Comments

With 1375 votes missing, will Western Australians be forced back to the polls over the disputed Senate result? The courts will decide, but our resident psephologist says it could be avoided.

Greens spoke too late on WA Senate loss

Greens spoke too late on WA Senate loss

Crikey October 8, 2013 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say on the Greens senate drama in WA, the technicalities of same-sex divorce and tax office surveillance.

A-G FOI investigation: how data retention was derailed

A-G FOI investigation: how data retention was derailed

Bernard Keane October 4, 2013 5 Comments

The Attorney-General's department was keen to rush data retention into law before the 2010 election. Their haste derailed it, new documents reveal, writes Bernard Keane.

WA Senate drama: ballot-box anomalies boost Ludlam’s fight

WA Senate drama: ballot-box anomalies boost Ludlam’s fight

Andrew Crook October 4, 2013 14 Comments

Independent analysis of the WA Senate count shows irregularities that, if fully investigated, could return the Greens' Scott Ludlam. As it stands, he will lose his seat on the red leather.

Sex v Sport: Senate counting inches closer to a result

Sex v Sport: Senate counting inches closer to a result

William Bowe September 24, 2013 3 Comments

The picture in the Australian Senate is becoming a little clearer, with more seemingly insignificant candidates are excluded from the count.

AGD does it again: more changes to its data retention story

AGD does it again: more changes to its data retention story

Bernard Keane September 13, 2013 4 Comments

The Attorney-General's Department has yet again changed its story on how it developed a proposal to store Australians' internet and telecommunications data.

Greens post-mortem: back to 2004, and questions to be answered

Greens post-mortem: back to 2004, and questions to be answered

Bernard Keane September 13, 2013 14 Comments

The Greens election result has taken them back to 2004 in terms of their national vote. They need to determine how it went wrong after Bob Brown left.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 11, 2013 1 Comment

Mirabella may lost job even if she wins ... The AFR takes on penises ... gossip from the journos' election campaign ...

Revealed: Assange knee-deep in failed WikiLeaks preference deals

Revealed: Assange knee-deep in failed WikiLeaks preference deals

Andrew Crook August 30, 2013 12 Comments

Although Julian Assange has claimed the WikiLeaks preference deal was an "administrative error", leaked emails reveal Assange was behind the controversial deal.