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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 10, 2010 25
January 25, 2010 14
So with a great (self-trumpeted) fanfare, the Greens have returned to the climate change debate -- and about bloody time.
December 23, 2009 5
Bernard Keane takes a look back at some of the key events of the year in federal politics.
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.
December 17, 2009
Fake Stephen Fielding finds himself the lone voice of reason among a sea of climate alarmism in Copenhagen.
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.
December 15, 2009 10
by Kevin Rudd
November 16, 2009 12
For the times when saying sorry just isn't enough
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.
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.
October 21, 2009 4
Crikey honours ABC2 host Virginia Trioli's finger-twirling candour with a new award for public waffle.
October 15, 2009 5
October 13, 2009 17
At the Bob Santamaria Hospice for the Terminally Ignored
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.