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Who is trying to push Mark Dreyfus out of parliament?

Who is trying to push Mark Dreyfus out of parliament?

There are rumours swirling about Mark Dreyfus' exit from parliament — rumours he's categorically denied. So who's benefiting from leaving the question open?

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Crikey readers discuss the Victorian upper house results and pork barrelling in Nationals electorates.

To tweet or not to tweet … Vic parliament trades blows over Twitter

To tweet or not to tweet … Vic parliament trades blows over Twitter

Albert Park MP Martin Foley has made a forceful intervention in the Victorian Parliament's debate over Twitter use in the chamber, calling on MPs to take "the high road of creative engagement and prevent low road of grubby censorship".

Faction too much friction in ALP: Andrews dep CoS fight, Wright to national boss

Faction too much friction in ALP: Andrews dep CoS fight, Wright to national boss

Victorian deputy opposition leader Rob Hulls has defied his own faction in its search for a deputy chief of staff to Daniel Andrews, slapping down Labor Unity's first pick for the prized gig and forcing a drawn-out interview process.

Failed Labor MP Nathan Murphy in sordid housesitting shame

Failed Labor MP Nathan Murphy in sordid housesitting shame

An exclusive $500-a-head fundraiser for failed Victorian Labor MP Nathan Murphy could end up in the courts after a borrowed apartment used for the shindig was trashed, male and female underwear was dumped on the floor and a $700 coat went missing from the premises.

McGuire Supreme Court challenge could expose Broady branch stacks

McGuire Supreme Court challenge could expose Broady branch stacks

This morning's backing by CFMEU overlord Bill Oliver of a Supreme Court challenge to block the ALP National Executive's parachuting of Frank McGuire into John Brumby's seat of Broadmeadows is almost certain to founder and will instead shine a light on the electorate's notorious history of branch stacking, party insiders say.

Hulls and Donnellan to mull over Vic ALP deputy role

Hulls and Donnellan to mull over Vic ALP deputy role

Despite some satisfaction in Victorian ALP Left circles, Saturday's result has refocused the right's attention on its divided status, with one peacemaker reporting that the "language change had been extraordinary" and that the state branch was now bracing for a "monumental sh-tfight".

Galaxy: <b>50-50</b> in Victoria

Galaxy: 50-50 in Victoria

The latest Galaxy poll has the primary vote for Labor in Victoria at 36 percent and the Coalition on 44, leveling out at 50-50, writes William Bowe.

Vic election: 5 days to go

Vic election: 5 days to go

Victorians head to the ballot box this weekend to decide whether to oust Labor or maintain the Brumby government. With five days to go, William Bowe provides a snapshot of recent happenings.

Greens smear nails coffin on Labor’s inner-city MPs

Greens smear nails coffin on Labor’s inner-city MPs

A storm has erupted inside the Victorian ALP on the question of election tactics, after a hamfisted intervention from dumped party secretary Stephen Newnham almost certainly ended Bronwyn Pike's political career.