Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: Rob Oakeshott
Independents’ day spoiled at ballot box: meet the high-profile losers

Independents’ day spoiled at ballot box: meet the high-profile losers

As the Australian Electoral Commission continues the count, here are the independents who did not make it.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Barnaby v Windsor ... Dio Wang addresses his critics ... real donkey vote ...

Brexit a lesson in appeasing the right: Oakeshott

Brexit a lesson in appeasing the right: Oakeshott

A conservative Prime Minister who loses control of his party to the right wing, with disastrous consequences for the country. Sound familiar?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Di Natale's footy prowess ... we help Rob Oakeshott with his erection website ... Asian Greens ...

<em>Crikey</em> campaign scorecard: ‘Bad Bill’ gets tough

Crikey campaign scorecard: ‘Bad Bill’ gets tough

Labor is set to announce its savings policy today. And Mack Dog gets a chief of staff.

Stiff competition after politics

Stiff competition after politics

The former independent MP should check out his domain name.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Wash your hands (but not of us) ... Pyne and Brandis BFFs in Sturt ... Domain moving on out ...

Rob Oakeshott: with no ‘plan B’, nothing in NSW — or Canberra — will get done

Rob Oakeshott: with no ‘plan B’, nothing in NSW — or Canberra — will get done

Political parties are good at making big, sweeping promises in the lead-up to an election. But as former independent federal MP Rob Oakeshott asks, does everyone forget the upper house?

Letter from Rob Oakeshott: thank you for contracting Ebola

Letter from Rob Oakeshott: thank you for contracting Ebola

Former federal independent MP Rob Oakeshott thanks Ebola victim Thomas Duncan -- his death will be a wake-up call to the "advanced" world.

Windsor and Oakeshott, independents alike to the last

Windsor and Oakeshott, independents alike to the last

It's fitting that Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott leave politics together. Their careers have followed very similar trajectories.