Federal Politics

George Christensen speaks at a Reclaim Australia rally in Mackay on July 19.

Christensen's hasty Islam slurs help no one

This is what Duncan Lewis, the head of ASIO, told Fairfax Media late last year about Islamist extremism's connection to the broader faith: "This is not about the religion other than the fact that it is being hijacked by ne'er-do-wells."


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Pauline Hanson.

How Hanson won the west

Pauline Hanson scored her greatest support in Sydney from voters in the western urban electorate of Lindsay.

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Alexander Zhang counting postal votes at the Australian Electoral Commission counting room in Civic.

Twists and turn in 2016 vote count

Election 2016 was like a soccer match where the overwhelming favourites found themselves stuck at one-all at half-time, still ...