Hanson denies her reneging is driven by her political needs in the Queensland seat of Longman.
As much as the Senate is unpredictable, this does look like the end of the government's chances of getting its company tax package through parliament before the election.
Labor’s primary vote was up three points in the Fairfax-ipsos poll. The Coalition’s was unchanged.
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Labor continues to hold a 51-49% two-party lead in the wake of last week's budget.
Labor MP Tim Hammond’s resignation has triggered a byelection in Perth, which Labor looks likely to hold.
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Labor holds its two-party preferred lead over the Coalition, but recent momentum has been with the incumbent government.
Abbott and Hanson put their past behind them as he launched a book of her speeches at Parliament House.
Tony Abbott described Pauline Hanson as 'a remarkable and a resilient presence in our public life for more than two decades'.
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation will hold just one seat in the Queensland parliament following the state election.
The seemingly disproportionate media attention given to One Nation is the result of a potent news-making brew.
Annastacia Palasczuk will be able to form majority government after the final results of the Queensland election were announced.
With 45 seats held by parties other than Labor, Labor has won a three-seat majority in Queensland.
This is not the clear-cut election result Annastacia Palaszczuk and Labor hoped for.
Voters in Queensland and the rest of Australia may need to accustom themselves to a new norm of tight, drawn-out contests, where party leaders’ election night speeches might be obsolete.
Barnaby Joyce’s big win in the New England byelection had little to do with recent political developments.
Unlike Tony Windsor in 2016, none of Barnaby Joyce's New England byelection opponents had the resources to run a strong campaign.
The Queensland state election result makes the byelection in Bennelong on December 16 even more important.
Malcolm Turnbull may say that the Queensland election was decided on state issues, but there are plenty of lessons for the federal LNP in the results.
Queensland voters have punished the major parties, but Annastacia Palaszczuk is most likely to be returned as premier.
Labor is still shy of the 47 seats it needs to form government in Queensland, but it is best placed to do so in the coming days.
Final polls show Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk with a slender lead.
With the results now hours away, much attention will also be on the performance of One Nation.
LNP and One Nation candidates are mentioned frequently alongside one another in tweets.
With Labor having largely defused the Adani issue, debate on Twitter in the final weeks of the 2017 Queensland election campaign has come to focus chiefly on the role of One Nation.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson has been publicly critical of the Safe Schools program.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said the Safe Schools program contained 'highly explicit material' that is being 'directed at young children'. We asked the experts to look at the facts.
Hi-vis time: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk greets voters on the hustings.
If the predicted strong preferences from One Nation to the LNP occur at the Queensland election, it would be bad news not just for state Labor, but also federal Labor.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson, federal leader Pauline Hanson, and one of the party’s Queensland election candidates, Tracey Bell-Henselin.
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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.
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The last-minute bargaining on media reforms are a minimalistic band-aid response that will do nothing to prevent further concentration of Australia’s media landscape.