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Pauline and Jacqui: the Senate’s ultimate odd couple

Pauline and Jacqui: the Senate’s ultimate odd couple

These two make for a seriously weird pair in politics right now — and they have more power than ever before.

What good can come from the Family Court inquiry?

What good can come from the Family Court inquiry?

Crikey readers on the Family Court inquiry, and the Gladys Liu saga.

The conservative ideologies at the helm of the Family Court inquiry

The conservative ideologies at the helm of the Family Court inquiry

Crikey examines the motivations and missions of the two most prominent figures in this new inquiry. 

How climate denialists and fence-sitters are dealing with the country being on fire

How climate denialists and fence-sitters are dealing with the country being on fire

With large parts of Queensland and New South Wales facing unprecedented bushfires, the climate 'sceptics' are playing a now familiar tune.

Have landowners really been dispossessed by the Mabo decision?

Have landowners really been dispossessed by the Mabo decision?

Pauline Hanson has claimed that 'a lot of people have been dispossessed of their lands in Australia' because of the Mabo decision. Does that hold any water?

Is Australia’s population growth mostly driven by migration?

Is Australia’s population growth mostly driven by migration?

Was Pauline Hanson correct in saying most of Australia's population growth comes from immigration? And is mass migration essential to the Morrison government's budget?

Uluru is not yours to climb

Uluru is not yours to climb

Even if you put aside basic cultural and spiritual respect, a look at the raw legal fact will tell you Uluru is as much public land as Pauline Hanson’s house is public land.

The spectacular failure of the Australian Conservatives

The spectacular failure of the Australian Conservatives

Even for a politician as self-assured as Cory Bernardi, it’s hard to put a positive spin on this. How did it go so wrong?

The Bradfield Scheme is supposed to alleviate drought. So why has it been rejected so many times?

The Bradfield Scheme is supposed to alleviate drought. So why has it been rejected so many times?

This is not the first time that Bradfield's complex hydraulic plan has been drawn into the political debate; that the scheme could ensure water security is a myth that refuses to die.

The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

Good morning, early birds. Crossbench senators are concerned that the government's tax savings will be wiped out by rising energy costs, there are more calls for union boss John Setka to resign, and today Crikey launches its inquiry journalism initiative. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.