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Watching for the rural revolution in Farrer

Watching for the rural revolution in Farrer

The dominant feeling of the country is that of being slighted, blindsided and ignored. Now add social change, general political dissatisfaction and water scandals.

Everyone wants to be Mr Black — except in Indi, where all is orange

Everyone wants to be Mr Black — except in Indi, where all is orange

Voices For Indi is a movement focused on keeping the seat for an independent, and achieving a handover from independent to independent — a first in Australia.

In Indi, the clash of old and new, and memory seen through sepia

In Indi, the clash of old and new, and memory seen through sepia

Helen Haines’ candidacy is bold, and has to be. She's looking to succeed Cathy McGowan and show that an independent can succeed an independent, a first in Australia.

Where does the crossbench stand on asylum seekers?

Where does the crossbench stand on asylum seekers?

It goes without saying that the crossbenchers are hugely important for next week's vote on medical evacuations. But where do they stand?

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

Good morning, early birds. Independent MP Cathy McGowan is holding out support for an asylum seeker medical bill that could humiliate the Coalition government, and officials fear a rise in youth suicide among Indigenous Australians. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Only clowns in the Mirabella circus

Only clowns in the Mirabella circus

Former MP Sophie Mirabella may well be pleased that her defamation case against The Benalla Ensign has paid off, but no one has come out looking good.

Cathy McGowan: a portrait of a politician under oath

Cathy McGowan: a portrait of a politician under oath

Cathy McGowan bobbed and weaved her way through several hours of grilling in the Sophie Mirabella defamation case yesterday.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Call in the Feds ... The Age playing with fire ... is Tim Wilson new to marriage equality? ...

Knockers surprisingly offensive … Colvin-itis … Mirabella out for blood …

Knockers surprisingly offensive … Colvin-itis … Mirabella out for blood …

What is the difference between Mark Colvin and Andrew Colvin?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Rupert Murdoch and Scientology ... Alan Jones v Darren Davidson ... Malcolm Roberts' cache of gold bullion ...