Federal Politics

Fergus Hunter

Fergus Hunter is a political reporter for Fairfax Media, based in Parliament House.

Senator Derryn Hinch

Hinch predicts 'more to come' on Ashby expenses saga

Crossbench senator Derryn Hinch is ramping up pressure on Pauline Hanson's One Nation over the explosive recording of senior figure James Ashby proposing a secret arrangement for the party to make money out of taxpayers and candidates.

Senator Brian Burston and Senator Pauline Hanson welcomed Senator Peter Georgiou to the Senate, as he  replaced Rod ...

One Nation senator rejects party's Muslim ban

Newly installed One Nation senator Peter Georgiou has rejected his party's well-known opposition to Muslim migration, a centrepiece of leader Pauline Hanson's right-wing populist policy platform.