The criticisms against Liu straddle genuine concerns about influence and mundane xenophobia, but there's a bigger section 44 question here.
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.
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.
A look at the long list of awkward and regrettable moments from the first weekend of the campaign.
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.
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.
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.
Dr Kerryn Phelps' surprise victory in Wentworth may be overshadowed by a section 44 dispute.