Crikey readers respond to "truths" about asylum seeker policy, as well as the political logic of Clive Palmer and Brian Burston.
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.
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.
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.
Has Jacqui Lambie killed her state team's chances by backing the Liberals ahead of her 2019 Senate tilt?
Jacqui Lambie had a fascinating, bizarre and difficult-to-qualify effect on Australian politics.
The parliamentary love-in over Jacqui Lambie obscures her track record as a passionate advocate for Islamophobic and anti-immigrant policies, writes Kara Schlegl
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.
Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith has died, aged 94. Smith wrote about New York celebrities in the tabloids for more than 30 years.