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Kerryn Phelps backflips, announces she will preference Liberals over Labor

Kerryn Phelps backflips, announces she will preference Liberals over Labor

The independent candidate for Wentworth Kerryn Phelps has had a change of heart, and will now preference the Liberals ahead of Labor.

  • by Alexandra Smith

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'Rise above bitterness': Kerryn Phelps to run as independent in Wentworth

'Rise above bitterness': Kerryn Phelps to run as independent in Wentworth

Kerryn Phelps, a Sydney City councillor and former head of the Australian Medical Association, will stand as independent in the by-election for the federal seat of Wentworth formerly held by Malcolm Turnbull.

  • by Peter Hannam
AEC ignored arguments supporting woman's name for new ACT electorate
Canberra

AEC ignored arguments supporting woman's name for new ACT electorate

The final report on the redistribution shows the work of an Aboriginal activist was considered, but war historian Charles Bean still won out.

  • by Sally Whyte
Me and Mr Jones: What I know about media bullies
Opinion
Opinion

Me and Mr Jones: What I know about media bullies

If we want politicians to stop listening to them this is what we need to do.

  • by Jenna Price
Dialogue in the time of civil war
Opinion
Leadership

Dialogue in the time of civil war

Surely, the replacement should be of the party, not the leader?

  • by Warwick McFadyen
The Liberal Party is short of cash just months out from a federal election
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Liberal Party

The Liberal Party is short of cash just months out from a federal election

Prominent MPs and marginal seat holders struggling to secure the millions of dollars needed to mount an effective campaign against Labor.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
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The demanding life of parliamentarians
Opinion
Opinion

The demanding life of parliamentarians

The Husar case once again has thrown light on the demanding work and life of parliamentarians. It is an all-consuming occupation.

  • by John Warhurst
Democrat becomes first US transgender nominee for governor
USA

Democrat becomes first US transgender nominee for governor

If elected in November Christina Hallquist, 62, would become America's first transgender governor.

  • by Matthew Knott
US congressman in scandal over Australian firm still favoured to win
USA

US congressman in scandal over Australian firm still favoured to win

Charged with insider trading, the Republican is still favoured to win re-election November while he defends himself against the charges.

  • by Matthew Knott
'My enemies are more powerful': Emma Husar won't recontest seat
ALP

'My enemies are more powerful': Emma Husar won't recontest seat

Embattled Labor MP says she has decided not to recontest her crucial seat of Lindsay in order to give her federal colleagues the best chance of winning the next election.

  • by Nick O'Malley, Fergus Hunter & Alexandra Smith
Emma Husar will not contest the next election

Emma Husar will not contest the next election

Emma Husar will not contest next election

  • by Nick O'Malley, Alexandra Smith, Fergus Hunter & Michaela Whitbourn