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Topic: 2016 federal election
Retiring MPs spent over $800,000 on leaflets before standing down

Retiring MPs spent over $800,000 on leaflets before standing down

Outgoing MPs dropped hundreds of thousands of dollars on goodbye mail promoting new candidates in 2016, a Crikey investigation has discovered.

Who will replace Rod Culleton?

Who will replace Rod Culleton?

The problem for Hanson, and whoever her proposed successor might prove to be, is the challenge to Culleton’s election that is currently before the High Court.

Taxpayers foot $2 million bill for jetsetting pollies during election campaign

Taxpayers foot $2 million bill for jetsetting pollies during election campaign

Australian taxpayers paid over $2 million for politicians to fly around Australia during the eight-week 2016 federal election campaign.

The difference between Hanson and Trump or Brexit

The difference between Hanson and Trump or Brexit

Australian National University migration researcher Henry Sherrell urges anyone who thinks Trump, Brexit and Hanson are even somewhat equivalent, to reconsider.

Windsor received big bucks to take on Barnaby

Windsor received big bucks to take on Barnaby

Individual donations have been disclosed by the AEC.

We think we’re fair, but can’t tell you for sure: ABC election review

We think we’re fair, but can’t tell you for sure: ABC election review

Did the ABC provide an equal platform to both sides in the Australian election campaign?

NBN Co chair defiant over controversial election op-ed on AFP raids

NBN Co chair defiant over controversial election op-ed on AFP raids

NBN Co chair Ziggy Switkowski was mad as hell, and he wasn't going to take it anymore.

Let voters elect weirdos and the imperfect

Let voters elect weirdos and the imperfect

Constitutional rules surrounding Australian elections represent centuries-old British legal language and morality. And they should be done away with.

Which party has the most sheeple voters?

Which party has the most sheeple voters?

Which party had the most voters who voted exactly how the party wanted them to in the Senate? New analysis by Crikey reporter Myriam Robin and software engineer Timothy McCarthy gives the answer.

ALP says it was just following the rules on ‘Mediscare’ SMS

ALP says it was just following the rules on ‘Mediscare’ SMS

"Mediscare" election texts were all above board.