Our parliamentarians may be protected from spying by the NSA. But no one's too sure after yesterday.
Clive Palmer and Queensland premier Campbell Newman rocketed to the top of the charts thanks to an election win and new anti-bikie laws.
With 1375 votes missing, will Western Australians be forced back to the polls over the disputed Senate result? The courts will decide, but our resident psephologist says it could be avoided.
Crikey readers have their say on the Greens senate drama in WA, the technicalities of same-sex divorce and tax office surveillance.
The Attorney-General's department was keen to rush data retention into law before the 2010 election. Their haste derailed it, new documents reveal, writes Bernard Keane.
Independent analysis of the WA Senate count shows irregularities that, if fully investigated, could return the Greens' Scott Ludlam. As it stands, he will lose his seat on the red leather.
The Attorney-General's Department has yet again changed its story on how it developed a proposal to store Australians' internet and telecommunications data.
The Greens election result has taken them back to 2004 in terms of their national vote. They need to determine how it went wrong after Bob Brown left.