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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.

Useless citizenship saga is indicative of Australian politics today

Useless citizenship saga is indicative of Australian politics today

Crikey readers have some pretty straight-forward thoughts for those in parliament this week.

The ABC shouldn’t be the enemy

The ABC shouldn’t be the enemy

Crikey readers respond to the government's cuts from the ABC and the endless citizenship drama over Section 44.

Labor set for byelection test after High Court ousts Gallagher

Labor set for byelection test after High Court ousts Gallagher

The High Court has booted Labor's Katy Gallagher from the Senate in a decision that almost certainly guarantees that Labor will face three byelections, two of them in highly marginal seats.