In his latest Quarterly Essay, journalist David Marr delves into why Pauline Hanson attracts so much attention.
Pauline Hanson and her Senate colleagues have sniffed the wind on penalty rates.
The next big judgement day for Pauline Hanson will be the election in her home state of Queensland, due in under a year. Her vote there will determine how much fear she puts into the Coalition ahead of…
Pauline Hanson after her One Nation party performed worse than expected at the WA election.
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The controversial preference deal with the Liberals, and a disastrous campaign, saw One Nation perform worse than expected in Western Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull will have to work out how best to handle Pauline Hanson and One Nation before the next federal election.
For the national narrative, perhaps the most notable story out of the Western Australian election revolves around Pauline Hanson and Malcolm Turnbull. Despite the backlash from WA Liberal voters over the…
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The University of Canberra's Frances Shannon and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics
The paradox of Pauline Hanson’s campaign is that she is greeted as a celebrity on the streets, while members of her party have been turning on her bitterly.
Saturday’s Western Australian election will be decided overwhelmingly on state factors but its outcome will rumble into Canberra.
In our second podcast from the Western Australian election, we talk to Kim Beazley, especially about One Nation.
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WA Premier Colin Barnett faces a battle to retain office after the March 11 state election.
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While the Liberals' decision to preference One Nation on how-to-vote cards might be expedient in the short term, it could seriously cost them if they are returned to power.
Federally, the Liberals are running the line that Pauline Hanson and her party are different these days.
The decision by the Western Australian Liberals to do a preference deal with One Nation will bring some ripples for Malcolm Turnbull.
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has suggested a national identity card.
One Nation's proposed national identity card is unviable and likely unconstitutional, so should not be entertained.
Rod Culleton’s future is up to the High Court, which is considering whether he had the right to contest the July election.
Biting insults have been exchanged as Western Australian senator Rod Culleton splits from Pauline Hanson, ahead of the High Court determining whether he will be turfed from parliament.
The success of One Nation in this year’s election is part of the populist push.
Academic analysis is often ignored – and this is an indictment not of readers, but of academics.
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One Nation has built on the racism of its original anti-Asian platform by linking Australia's secular society to its Christian origins and presenting Islam as incompatible with this way of life.
Pauline Hanson was furious last week after Rod Culleton broke ranks with One Nation over the backpacker tax.
Pauline Hanson has unleashed a new attack on her rebel senator Rod Culleton, declaring that things had 'gone to his head'.
The focus groups found voters are picking up strongly on divisions within the government, and believe his party is constraining Malcolm Turnbull.
It's no wonder Malcolm Turnbull has been desperate in parliament's final fortnight of 2016 to get some legislative wins.
After ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change, the government is looking ahead to its 2017 review of climate change policy.
Tensions between Pauline Hanson and her beleaguered One Nation senator Rod Culleton have been on open display this week, raising the question of whether the party will be able to hold it all together.
Pauline Hanson’s immediate issue with the free-wheeling Rod Culleton was his writing to a Queensland magistrate seeking to have a court case adjourned.
When micro parties that include politicians we might charitably call "characters" suddenly get clout, things are likely to go badly.