Topic archives: Steve Fielding

From the doors: Fielding shoots, scores!

June 15, 2010

Clichés are an important part of sporting life, giving 110%, full credit to the opposition etc -- and three senators decided to celebrate with a few of their own today, reports Crikey doorsman Tiernan Kelly.

Market failure and the kamikaze syndrome

May 4, 2010

Australia's financial planners and retail super funds currently resemble kamikaze pilots, desperately flying their planes into the superstructure of the SS Cooper Review, writes Jo-anne Schofield.

Try the Bolt and Fielding plan

Try the Bolt and Fielding plan

April 7, 2010 6

Slowly the continued arrival of boatloads of asylum seekers at Christmas Island is becoming a difficult political for Labor. Plus, Rudd on public housing, the lone Joe Hockey and other political news of the day.

Bong smoking and bestiality at taxpayers’ expense

March 22, 2010 5

Family First Senator Steve Fielding slammed SBS TV show Wilfred because he didn’t "think taxpayers' money should be used to finance film projects that display acts of bestiality”. Now I had to watch it.

Steve Fielding decides if you vote or not

March 18, 2010

It's madness that politicians get to decide their own electoral regulations. Now, "wild-card" Steve Fielding has power over whether thousands of young people vote, writes Dominic Knight.

The Scientology inquisition

The Scientology inquisition

March 15, 2010 32

Crikey readers weigh in to the Senate debate over Scientology, whether Michael Atkinson's driver really does iron all his garments and the Crikey climate change cage-match fights on.

Things we knew all along!

Things we knew all along!

March 10, 2010 25


Greens and climate change … welcome back to the real world

January 25, 2010 14

So with a great (self-trumpeted) fanfare, the Greens have returned to the climate change debate -- and about bloody time.

2009: the year in Canberra

December 23, 2009 5

Bernard Keane takes a look back at some of the key events of the year in federal politics.

The 2009 Crikey Arsehat Awards

The 2009 Crikey Arsehat Awards

December 23, 2009 12

From Vegemite's iSnack 2.0 to Andrew Bolt to the overuse of the phrase "A great big tax", Crikey readers vote on the biggest Arsehats of 2009.

Fake Stephen Fielding does Copenhagen on the fly

December 17, 2009

Fake Stephen Fielding finds himself the lone voice of reason among a sea of climate alarmism in Copenhagen.

Once more with Fielding, find him a scientist

December 17, 2009 18

If you're reading this, and you're based in Copenhagen right now, the Australian taxpayer would be greatly obliged if you could point Senator Fielding in the direction of a qualified scientist.

My Copenhagen Diary – Part 1

My Copenhagen Diary – Part 1

December 15, 2009 10

by Kevin Rudd

Uncle Kevin’s Working Family Assortment

Uncle Kevin’s Working Family Assortment

November 16, 2009 12

For the times when saying sorry just isn't enough

Fake Stephen Fielding: PMS and a One World Government

November 11, 2009 22

Fake Stephen Fielding has been following the climate change and Emissions Trading Scheme debate very closely, and is very excited at the prospect of a One World Government.

How to become a federal MP: the minor parties

How to become a federal MP: the minor parties

October 28, 2009 6

Just what does it take to ascend to the lofty heights of federal parliament in a minor party? It seems that compared to the factionally obsessed Libs and Labor, the preselection process is a reasonably democratic one.

The Trioli Awards

October 21, 2009 4

Crikey honours ABC2 host Virginia Trioli's finger-twirling candour with a new award for public waffle.

Nuclear Power is your friend!

Nuclear Power is your friend!

October 15, 2009 5


One Nation is dying

One Nation is dying

October 13, 2009 17

At the Bob Santamaria Hospice for the Terminally Ignored

Combat climate change: rid the world of Steve Fielding

Combat climate change: rid the world of Steve Fielding

October 13, 2009

Looking to make some meaningful actions on climate change? Why not start by removing Steve Fielding -- and his irrelevant interjections -- from the national debate, suggests Sophie Black.