As the Senate returned on Friday, the fate of the government's ten-year company tax package was still up in the air.
After all of the legal controversies of the past year we have ended up in essentially the same position – the Senate will include a One Nation senator from Western Australia, but not Rod Culleton.
The Rod Culleton saga still has some way to go before its conclusion. But it is almost certain that he will not be able to continue as a senator.
In her maiden speech to the Senate, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is in danger of being swamped by Muslims. What does the data say?
Contrary to the claims of One Nation Senator-elect Malcolm Roberts' that climate change is not happening, there is abundant evidence it is, but it might not be enough to persuade him.