Crikey readers discuss the approval for the Adani coal mine and the topic of fixed election dates.
Crikey readers discuss Closing the Gap and other low points in Australian politics.
Good morning, early birds. A Coalition filibuster has marked a new record for longest parliamentary question time, and documents reveal that Home Affairs sought to exempt Paladin from FOI laws. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The government is trying to avoid parliament sitting as much as possible before next year's election. That's partly because it has nothing for parliament to do.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison faces his first day in parliament as PM. Plus, the Serena Williams controversy rolls on. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey readers respond to the great Liberal leadership spill.
Martin Hamilton-Smith may hold the current trophy for ship-jumping, but Crikey has learned of a few leaders of wobbly loyalty who would give him a run for his money.
If MPs and senators can't even fill out the straightforward nomination form to stand for election, which specifically tells them to check that they're eligible, how can they run a government?