The Turnbull government has received a devastating blow with the National leadership found to be ineligible by the High Court.
As the conclusion of the Magnificent Citizenship Seven saga approaches, who will make it through the gunfire, and who will fall?
The situations of Ludlam and Waters appear straightforward. But Matt Canavan's predicament presents an entirely different bowl of spaghetti for the High Court.
How do Australia's provisions for keeping foreign insurgents out of Parliament stack up against those of other countries? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing investigates.
It's unsurprising that Matt Canavan hasn't resigned from the Senate. The idea of responsibility is one that the major parties have little interest in.
Another politician has fallen foul of s44 of the constitution -- although because it's a minister, the government will race to the High Court to try to save him.
A lack of diversity, an ethnic uniformity has narrowed the focus of reporting, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.
The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.