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Crikey Worm: Polling improves for govt, dole bludger crackdown

Crikey Worm: Polling improves for govt, dole bludger crackdown

Josh TaylorApr 24, 20173 Comments

Turnbull's week on "Aussie values" pays off in Newspoll, and yet another crackdown on welfare planned in the budget. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

LEAKED: Coalition election campaign slogans

LEAKED: Coalition election campaign slogans

CrikeyApr 21, 20173 Comments

Satirist Ben Pobjie has unearthed draft re-election campaign slogans for several prominent Coalition MPs.

Matthewson: what Abbott doesn't say is what should worry Turnbull

Matthewson: what Abbott doesn't say is what should worry Turnbull

Paula MatthewsonApr 18, 201733 Comments

Former prime minister Tony Abbott's frequent jibes at his successor Malcolm Turnbull are designed to thwart the current PM, but not to pave the way for his own return.

Abbott and Latham: shadowboxing with the same imaginary enemies

Abbott and Latham: shadowboxing with the same imaginary enemies

Bernard KeaneApr 18, 201714 Comments

Once paired as brilliant politicians, Tony Abbott and Mark Latham have traveled different paths but now share a conspiracy theory that the world of white men is under threat from women, LGBTI people and other sinister forces.

What happened to Abbott's plan to extend Parliament's ministerial wing?

CrikeyApr 13, 2017

Labor would like to know.

Hinch's Senate Diary: why you should never turn down a sausage in bread

Hinch's Senate Diary: why you should never turn down a sausage in bread

Derryn HinchApr 13, 20178 Comments

Plus, the one thing Senator Derryn Hinch has in common with Donald Trump.

Is Peter Dutton making a play, or did he just screw up (again)?

Is Peter Dutton making a play, or did he just screw up (again)?

Paula MatthewsonApr 10, 201719 Comments

Is Peter Dutton trying to build momentum for a leadership tilt, or did he just get it wrong in that interview?

Happy Youth Week! Here's how the Turnbull govt screwed the young this week

Happy Youth Week! Here's how the Turnbull govt screwed the young this week

Alice RennisonApr 7, 20176 Comments

It's National Youth Week. But how can young people celebrate when the government is implementing policies that are actively working against them? Crikey intern Alice Rennison reports.

Who's who (and who's missing) at the Pollie Pedal

CrikeyApr 6, 20171 Comment

Ms Tips noticed that the photos from this year's event, raising money for veteran support group Soldier On, showed a different turnout to previous events.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyApr 6, 2017

Hawke lends likeness to lager ... Humphries for Westfield ... Rice throws down gauntlet ...

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