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The turmoils of Gladys Liu

The turmoils of Gladys Liu

The criticisms against Liu straddle genuine concerns about influence and mundane xenophobia, but there's a bigger section 44 question here.

Review finds major flaws in finance regulator

Review finds major flaws in finance regulator

Good morning, early birds. A review has called for an overhaul of finance regulator APRA after significant cultural problems were identified, and the Queensland government looks to prosecute Adani over a misleading report. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why did an ordinary citizen take a One Nation senator to court over his breach of Section 44? To prove that no politician is above the law.

Section 44 has created a gaping hole in Australian democracy

Section 44 has created a gaping hole in Australian democracy

The likely presence of ineligible candidates in the federal election — and the inability of the Electoral Commission to do anything about it — poses a significant threat to the legitimacy of Australian democracy.

Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign

Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign

A look at the long list of awkward and regrettable moments from the first weekend of the campaign.

Pyne warns MPs to stay away from Dutton

Pyne warns MPs to stay away from Dutton

Good morning, early birds. Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has allegedly warned rival MPs not to pursue Peter Dutton, former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley plans to drop his defamation case, and Western Australia lifts its fracking ban. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

More MPs could be caught in section 44 shareholding fiasco

More MPs could be caught in section 44 shareholding fiasco

If Chris Crewther gets dunked by section 44, we have bad news for the rest of parliament (and you), Karina Keisler really knows how to pick her gigs, and more Liberal Party mates are appointed to the AAT.

Section 44 rears its ugly head once more

Section 44 rears its ugly head once more

Good morning, early birds. Section 44 could claim yet another Coalition MP, Peter Dutton rebuffs New Zealand refugee deal once again, and NSW to turn a network of public buildings into a virtual power plant. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Kerryn Phelps eligible for Parliament?

Is Kerryn Phelps eligible for Parliament?

Dr Kerryn Phelps' surprise victory in Wentworth may be overshadowed by a section 44 dispute.

Is Peter Dutton ineligible to sit in parliament?

Is Peter Dutton ineligible to sit in parliament?

Doubts still remain over whether Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is even allowed to sit in parliament. Crikey is here to help clarify things.