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The ‘stop the boats’ mantra was never about saving lives

The ‘stop the boats’ mantra was never about saving lives

Crikey readers respond to "truths" about asylum seeker policy, as well as the political logic of Clive Palmer and Brian Burston.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

The upper house's strict timing for divisions leads to more than a few red faces as senators find themselves late to their own party.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Malcolm better hope that life begins at 30

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Malcolm better hope that life begins at 30

The PM is heading towards 30 failed opinion polls, so he'd better start squaring up for the inevitable midnight visit from the ghost of Abbott, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Rundle: blitzed in the side bar at Will Hodgman’s monster’s ball

Rundle: blitzed in the side bar at Will Hodgman’s monster’s ball

The Liberal vote started well and crept up remorselessly through the evening. Lambie failed entirely. It was all pretty mundane. But Tasmania has surprised us before. It will again.

Is the Lambie Network headed to the slaughter?

Is the Lambie Network headed to the slaughter?

Has Jacqui Lambie killed her state team's chances by backing the Liberals ahead of her 2019 Senate tilt?

Judging Jacqui

Judging Jacqui

Jacqui Lambie had a fascinating, bizarre and difficult-to-qualify effect on Australian politics.

Jacqui Lambie, ‘darling of democracy’, was hemmed in by her narrow views

Jacqui Lambie, ‘darling of democracy’, was hemmed in by her narrow views

The parliamentary love-in over Jacqui Lambie obscures her track record as a passionate advocate for Islamophobic and anti-immigrant policies, writes Kara Schlegl

Leave section 44 well alone

Leave section 44 well alone

On the citizenship saga and Michelle Guthrie's ABC restructure.

Crikey Worm: Asia summit wraps up in controversy

Crikey Worm: Asia summit wraps up in controversy

Good morning, early birds. The US President has prematurely abandoned the East Asia Summit, and questions abound over who exactly will replace dual citizen Jacqui Lambie in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Veteran gossip columnist dies … mistaken identity … Paradise Papers’ real-life impact …

Veteran gossip columnist dies … mistaken identity … Paradise Papers’ real-life impact …

Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith has died, aged 94. Smith wrote about New York celebrities in the tabloids for more than 30 years.