The easy win for John Alexander in the Bennelong byelection restores the Coalition’s two-seat majority in the House of Representatives.
John Alexander won the seat of Bennelong after a fiercely contested byelection, and declared it ‘the renaissance’ of Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership.
The stakes in Saturday’s Bennelong byelection could hardly be higher.
Doug Jones has won a tough battle to represent Alabama in the US Senate; meanwhile, the crucial byelection in Bennelong is neck-and-neck, with huge implications for the government if it loses.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Nicholas Klomp about the week in Australian politics.
What on earth was Julie Bishop thinking when she declared she’d support a ‘formal investigation’ into this week’s damaging cabinet leak?
The polls are showing a close contest in the Bennelong byelection between the Liberals’ John Alexander and Labor’s Kristina Keneally.
Michelle Grattan and Nick Klomp discuss the week in politics.
If Kristina Keneally could wrest Bennelong once again for Labor, the opposition would inflict a massive blow on the Coalition.
Labor is running high-profile former New South Wales premier Kristina Keneally in the December 16 Bennelong byelection.
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%.
John Alexander is expected to resign over the weekend, becoming the latest MP to be claimed by the dual citizenship crisis.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
Scott Morrison is a “once bitten, never shy” sort of guy. The Treasurer this week launched into the hot topic of housing affordability.