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Meet the crossbenchers of the 46th Parliament

Meet the crossbenchers of the 46th Parliament

The House of Representatives crossbench will have its work cut out to make a dent on the major parties. Who are the MPs filling out the ranks?

The 2018 Pollie of the Year is…

The 2018 Pollie of the Year is…

In a year in which the political class has failed to address the disaffection and contempt so many voters have for our political system, Bill Shorten has been far and away the most effective politician.

Could Andrew Wilkie’s proposed refugee laws actually work?

Could Andrew Wilkie’s proposed refugee laws actually work?

Evacuating Nauru and Manus are the regular targets of refugee activists but what about a longer term strategy?

Crikey Worm: Woolies whistleblowers hit the slot

Crikey Worm: Woolies whistleblowers hit the slot

Good morning, early birds. An internal Woolworths document shows how staff encourage pokie machine use. Plus, texts from the disgraced head of Border Force to his girlfriend have emerged. It's the news you need to know with Max Chalmers.

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer …

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer …

What follows is a transcript of part of the exchange between reformed pokies addict Anna Bardsley and the Crown board.

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Good morning, early birds. The rollout of the NDIS is lagging, with an estimated $1.2 billion needed to bring things up to speed. Plus, Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee is starting to look suspiciously like an emissions trading scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

What Ashby doesn't know about the law ... Abetz in economy, Wilkie in business ... Twiggy's convenient timing ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Wood bankrolls Windsor ... jobs for the boys ... little ditty, about Rod and Pauline ...

‘You feel powerless’: Centrelink bullies are welfare collection cheats

‘You feel powerless’: Centrelink bullies are welfare collection cheats

Former Centrelink clients are being harassed for made-up debts from six years ago.

Curb problem gambling? Don’t bet on it

Curb problem gambling? Don’t bet on it

Why did News Corp go so hard on Nick Xenophon during the election campaign? It wouldn't have anything to do with protecting their revenue stream, would it?