Skye Kakoschke-Moore said she would ask that her case be referred to the High Court.
Nick Xenophon Team senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore has resigned from parliament after being advised she is a British citizen via her mother.
Philip Ruddock is an opponent of a bill of rights.
Former Howard government minister Philip Ruddock has been appointed by Malcolm Turnbull to do a 'stocktake' of Australia's religious freedoms.
If we fail to recognise that standardised tests are metro-centric, we will continue to produce disadvantage for rural students.
Malcolm Turnbull is operating on tactics rather than strategy.
If in the event the tax relief became an election promise, rather than pre-election money in the pocket, would people be sceptical?
Malcolm Turnbull has moved to hold out the prospect of tax relief for individuals.
Malcolm Turnbull has raised the prospect of personal income tax relief to help middle-income earners.
Christopher Pyne announces that the government will cancel next week’s House of Representatives sitting.
Malcolm Turnbull's tactic of cancelling the House of Representatives' sitting next week is a short-sighted decision that smacks of lack of nerve.
Revellers celebrate the ‘yes’ result of the same-sex marriage postal ballot in Sydney.
What's still missing in the religious freedoms debate is any clarity around what people think they won't be able to do, or where the existing laws are likely to fail to protect them.
Michelle Grattan and Nick Klomp discuss the week in politics.
Amazon this week purchased the global rights to J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings to turn it into a television series. What are the implications for Australia's content and its global reach?
Trevor Evans, Trent Zimmerman and Tim Wilson congratulate Dean Smith following the second reading of his marriage bill.
Despite its dubious ancestry, the popular vote on same-sex marriage has done its job, delivering an overall majority and majorities in all states and territories.
The bill to legalise assisted dying was introduced to the NSW Legislative Council in September, 2017.
The NSW bill leaves significant questions unanswered, disquieting ethicists, lawyers and doctors.
Greens Jordon Steele-John on being an ‘accidental’ senator.
New Greens senator Jordon Steele-John is the youngest person ever to sit in the Senate.
Jim Molan, the architect of the Coalition’s border policy, appears set to become a Liberal senator.
Hollie Hughes was the next candidate on the Coalition joint ticket for the 2016 election and was set to get the position on the recount.
Mathias Cormann and Malcolm Turnbull address the ‘yes’ result.
Malcolm Turnbull needs to continue to stare down the conservative forces in his government, because what they are demanding is prejudiced and discriminatory.
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Melbourne celebrate the ‘yes’ result.
The same-sex marriage ballot was strongly carried in all states and territories, and won in all but 17 of the 150 electorates.
Malcolm Turnbull has dealt with the Bennelong byelection news from the Phillipines.
If Kristina Keneally could wrest Bennelong once again for Labor, the opposition would inflict a massive blow on the Coalition.
Bill Shorten with Kristina Keneally after announcing she will be running for the seat of Bennelong.
Labor is running high-profile former New South Wales premier Kristina Keneally in the December 16 Bennelong byelection.
Fraser Anning (centre) was escorted into the Senate by David Leyonhjelm and Cory Bernardi.
The Fraser Anning defection follows weeks of tension with Pauline Hanson and her adviser James Ashby, and a bitter clash at the One Nation party meeting on Monday morning.
A ministerial vacancy has opened with the elevation of Scott Ryan to the Senate presidency.
The government has agreed to Labor's December 1 deadline and tougher conditions in a deal on MPs citizenship disclosure.
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to manage the unfolding crisis from a distance during his Asia trip.
Newspoll has delivered a sweeping new setback to Malcolm Turnbull, with a big cut in his 'better prime minister' rating and Labor increasing its two-party lead to a massive 55-45%.