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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

DFAT dinner rumbles ... Anonymous targets Indonesia ... Lefties looking for love ...

Simplified representation brings stability

Simplified representation brings stability

Crikey readers are still talking knights and dames, plus the benefits of single-member electorates and whether commenting on hosties' hair is sexist.

Quentin Bryce, what a Dame

Quentin Bryce, what a Dame

Crikey readers talk imperial honours and where the tradition of putting one's hand over one's heart came from.

Jousting on knighthoods

Jousting on knighthoods

Crikey readers talk knighthoods, how to fund public transport and what should be done with section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

The constitutional conundrum facing Rudd

The constitutional conundrum facing Rudd

Kevin Rudd would need to consult constitutional lawyers before embarking on a return to leadership. Professor Anne Twomey examines various legal scenarios that might follow on from a Rudd victory in caucus.

Crikey Clarifier: the process of appointing a new GG

Crikey Clarifier: the process of appointing a new GG

Australia's next governor-general could be Peter Cosgrove or Angus Houston ... but it's not likely to be a radical or stirrer. With debate beginning in earnest, governance expert Stephen Bartos explains the process.

Debate: should Quentin Bryce have to step aside?

Debate: should Quentin Bryce have to step aside?

Peter Faris QC and barrister Greg Barns debate the topic: Quentin Bryce must step aside.

What are the Governor-General’s reserve powers?

What are the Governor-General’s reserve powers?

Crikey readers have their say about the ongoing election.

Does GG Quentin Bryce have a conflict of interest?

Does GG Quentin Bryce have a conflict of interest?

Law experts are split over the perceived conflict-of-interest between Governor-General Quentin Bryce and Labor MP Bill Shorten, as the constitutional impasse after Saturday’s election result looms large.

A whine about our government’s wine snobbery

A whine about our government’s wine snobbery

The Governor General's wine collection is a bitter drop. Rather than tasty wines that go well with food, we've got a collection of extravagant Australian only wines that the GG is too embarrassed to serve.