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Factional stoush and job offer scandals hit Coalition

Factional stoush and job offer scandals hit Coalition

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is facing a number of new scandals across state and federal lines, including a factional stoush and reports that a challenger to MP Craig Kelly was offered a $300,000 job as an alternative to running. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Qld Labor’s factional players spar with ‘rogue’ MP Jo-Ann Miller

Qld Labor’s factional players spar with ‘rogue’ MP Jo-Ann Miller

The question now is: will the locally popular Jo-Ann Miller be able to heal the rift within the Queensland Left and move forward in a positive light? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.

Kevin Andrews’ allies fall in Menzies

Kevin Andrews’ allies fall in Menzies

The results haven't been good for the conservative side of the party.

Kevin Andrews’ allies mount an attack in Menzies

Kevin Andrews’ allies mount an attack in Menzies

Don't let anyone ever tell you the Liberals don't have factions.

Liberal factional bloodletting will test Turnbull’s diplomacy

Liberal factional bloodletting will test Turnbull’s diplomacy

The knives are out in the Liberal Party as factional struggles threaten to unseat several prominent conservative members. And that could spell trouble for Turnbull.

Labor ‘fatally wounded’ ahead of SA election in Farrell fracas

Labor ‘fatally wounded’ ahead of SA election in Farrell fracas

An extraordinary morning in SA politics has crippled the Labor government ahead of the March state election. InDaily editor David Washington explains what happened.

Feeney: these days, everyone’s a Labor powerbroker

Feeney: these days, everyone’s a Labor powerbroker

The Australian insists factionalism is alive and well in the Labor Party, but Senator David Feeney argues it's the breaking down of factional power driving the modern party.

White politics is democracy, black politics is dysfunction

White politics is democracy, black politics is dysfunction

Wow. Black politics is factionalised. And just run by me what white politics is again, writes Chris Graham, managing editor of Tracker magazine.

Greens, DLP and women line up to skewer Moreland’s blokey Labor faction

Greens, DLP and women line up to skewer Moreland’s blokey Labor faction

The bond developed between Victoria's Moreland councillors could make the preference arrangements at next year's state election very interesting, judging by actions at the latest council meeting.

Victorian ALP slides in behind Brumby’s man

Victorian ALP slides in behind Brumby’s man

When the Victorian press pack decides to focus on what did or didn't happen five years ago between consenting adults in an Adelaide golf club car park, you know it's been a quiet weekend in state politics.