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#By-Election

Louise McElvogue

Louise McElvogue

I Live In Wentworth And Saw Firsthand Why Voters Ditched The Libs

6 min read

It was the “Where’s Malcolm?” life-sized cut out that was the star attraction at the Watsons Bay polling booth in Wentworth last weekend, where I volunteered for the Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps Could Bring Down The Government Over Nauru

4 min read

Removing children from detention in Nauru will be Kerryn Phelps' first order of business if she is elected to parliament.

Politics

Politics

The Wentworth Race Isn't Over Yet And The Liberals Could Actually Still Win

3 min read

Maybe it was called too early, because the margin in Wentworth is just a few hundred votes.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Think The Wentworth Loss Was Shocking? The Blame Game Will Be Brutal

4 min read

Not the most optimistic Liberal hater -- or the most pessimistic Liberal diehard -- predicted it.

News

News

'Sending a Message': Phelps Reveals First Order Of Business After Victory

6 min read

Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps has claimed a historic victory in the Wentworth by-election, as the seat's 100,000 electors shattered tradition in the east Sydney seat.

Politics

Politics

The Interesting Wentworth By-Election Candidates You've Probably Never Heard Of

2 min read

An Indigenous advocate for refugees, a passionate arts champion and a young woman who called ScoMo "a daggy dad prime minister" feature on Saturday's ballot.

Health

Health

Vile Email Smear Shows HIV Stigma Still Alive In Australia

3 min read

A vile email claiming Wentworth frontrunner Kerryn Phelps had been diagnosed with HIV shows Australians still misunderstand the virus.

Politics

Politics

Wentworth And The Simmering Mood For Change

5 min read

Wentworth voters are still angry about Malcolm Turnbull's dumping, and are ready to punish the Liberals.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps On Peter Dutton, Being 'Sensible', And Chocolate

4 min read

If Kerryn Phelps was a chocolate, she'd be "something dark" with a "sensible centre".

Politics

Politics

The Real Reason Candidate Demanded A "Wall" To Ban "Westies" From Bondi

2 min read

Robert Callanan admits he's just seeking publicity because it's the only way he'll get noticed.

Politics

Politics

This Man In A Truck Wants To Be Your Next PM

3 min read

He has a truck, a loudspeaker, a motor-mouth and seemingly endless energy -- and he's coming to a town near you.

Politics

Politics

When Is The Next Federal Election?

4 min read

There's a lot of factors in play, and a few elections coming next year to worry about.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Corporate Tax Cuts Under Scrutiny And 14 Dead In Earthquake

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Politics

Politics

Labor's By-Election Wins 'Nothing To Crow About'

3 min read

The Prime Minister will 'humbly' rethink some of his government's policies.

Politics

Politics

Liberals Lick Wounds After By-Election Bruising

4 min read

Words like 'bleak' and 'nightmare' are already circulating to describe the government's performance.

Politics

Politics

Sedition and Scandal: Super Saturday's Fascinating Historical Sidebar

2 min read

The weekend’s by-elections open a window to a piece of forgotten history.

Comedy

Comedy

Our Prime Minister Eats A Meat Pie With Cutlery And Australia Is Forever Changed

1 min read

Remember the old riddle, Malcolm: What's the best thing to put into a pie? Your teeth.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Gets A Hostile Welcome At A Local Pub

2 min read

"Ruthenberg, where's your medal?"

Politics

Politics

An Army Of Pauline Hanson Cardboard Cutouts Have Been Spotted

1 min read

The party says the cardboard "is as good as her being there". No, really.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Greek Fire Search Continues And A Lake Discovered On Mars

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.