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Do the Nationals really represent the poorest Australian electorates?

Do the Nationals really represent the poorest Australian electorates?

Barnaby Joyce has claimed that the Nationals' electorates are Australia's poorest. Is he correct?

Payne appeals to Iran for release of Australians

Payne appeals to Iran for release of Australians

Good morning, early birds. Foreign Minister Marise Payne has appealed for the release of three Australians detained in Iran, and the Nationals want the cashless welfare program expanded to cover all recipients under 35. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The resurrection and redemption of Barnaby Joyce

The resurrection and redemption of Barnaby Joyce

The Coalition's Lazarus has won New Englanders' votes, but some locals say he’ll need to win back their respect.

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

By embracing Pauline Hanson and her party, the Nationals have turned their backs on the best part of their legacy and are openly enabling racism and the growing threat of white supremacism.

Sorry, Barnaby, but you’re no leader

Sorry, Barnaby, but you’re no leader

Crikey readers discuss the Nationals leadership trumpeting, the NSW government and George Brandis' career prospects.

Why Bridget McKenzie’s Indi snub makes sense

Why Bridget McKenzie’s Indi snub makes sense

Comparing Libs and Labor on social housing, when a typo matters most, and the Liberal business allies betting on a Labor win.

Is it really all doom and gloom for Australian music journalism?

Is it really all doom and gloom for Australian music journalism?

Some clarifications and responses to our lead story yesterday.

Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

From sex scandals and in-fighting to accusations of environmental mismanagement, the Nationals have more than a few crises to sort out.

This is an issue of national survival

This is an issue of national survival

The Murray-Darling fish kill is horrifying, but not surprising. It is the logical result of our toxic politics.

McCormack faces fresh leadership threat

McCormack faces fresh leadership threat

Good morning, early birds. Nationals leader Michael McCormack faces rumours of a fresh leadership scare, and a child asylum seeker allegedly assaulted on Nauru sues the Commonwealth over failure to uphold duty of care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.