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Security breaches, confusion leave Parliament open to hackers

Security breaches, confusion leave Parliament open to hackers

Our parliamentarians may be protected from spying by the NSA. But no one's too sure after yesterday.

iSentia index: all eyes and ears on Queensland

iSentia index: all eyes and ears on Queensland

Clive Palmer and Queensland premier Campbell Newman rocketed to the top of the charts thanks to an election win and new anti-bikie laws.

How to avoid a fresh WA Senate election

How to avoid a fresh WA Senate election

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.

Greens spoke too late on WA Senate loss

Greens spoke too late on WA Senate loss

Crikey readers have their say on the Greens senate drama in WA, the technicalities of same-sex divorce and tax office surveillance.

A-G FOI investigation: how data retention was derailed

A-G FOI investigation: how data retention was derailed

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.

WA Senate drama: ballot-box anomalies boost Ludlam’s fight

WA Senate drama: ballot-box anomalies boost Ludlam’s fight

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.

Sex v Sport: Senate counting inches closer to a result

Sex v Sport: Senate counting inches closer to a result

The picture in the Australian Senate is becoming a little clearer, with more seemingly insignificant candidates are excluded from the count.

AGD does it again: more changes to its data retention story

AGD does it again: more changes to its data retention story

The Attorney-General's Department has yet again changed its story on how it developed a proposal to store Australians' internet and telecommunications data.

Greens post-mortem: back to 2004, and questions to be answered

Greens post-mortem: back to 2004, and questions to be answered

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.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Mirabella may lost job even if she wins ... The AFR takes on penises ... gossip from the journos' election campaign ...