Alice Workman

Alice Workman


Political reporter + Strewth columnist @australian + podcast The Scrutineers | workmana@theaustralian.com.au

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Penny Wong wanted to quit politics after Labor lost in May. Anthony Albanese convinced her to stay.

At 3pm on Monday, ABC 1 smash cut from #SenateQT  into the Cook and the Chef. Today, Poh's Kitchen. (screenshots of transcription website tveeder)

How much does it cost to keep the Canberra bubble green? Taxpayers forked out roughly $559,897 to water the grass in Parliament House in the 2018-19 financial year.

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds is considering an unprecedented compulsory call-out of military reserves to help combat bushfire emergencies over the dry season amid the catastrophic fire threat facing NSW and Queensland.

"I'm always under pressure for preselection and I simply ask all the preselectors..." Eric Abetz tells Sky News he's not planning to retire from the Senate. "They've been extremely kind to me over the years and I trust and hope that will continue."

Great fun fact in @tomdusevic ’s profile of @tanya_plibersek  - in November 2021 she will become the longest serving female member of the lower house (surpassing Jenny Macklin on 23 years and one month)

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George Christensen’s press sec has told journalists he’s blocked their numbers and they should never contact him again. #AusVotes19 

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Whoops! Prime minister Scott Morrison’s office has accidentally sent today’s talking points to the entire press gallery...

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Liberal minister Ken Wyatt snapped carrying United Australia Party posters at a Hasluck (WA) prepoll yesterday.

It appears the SMH opinion pages have accidentally been printed inside the Daily Telegraph.

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You've got until 18 April to enrol to vote / update your enrolment for the May 18 federal election. Tell your friends.

Pauline Hanson dumped a One Nation candidate in 2017 after I revealed he'd written a blog saying the Port Arthur massacre was a conspiracy to change gun laws. Something to keep in mind before #HowToSellAMassacre  part two tonight.

Paul Henselin, One Nation’s candidate in the seat of Fairfax in Queensland, has been caught sharing fake news that claims the Notre Dame cathedral fire is linked to jihadi terrorism and that, if elected, Labor will introduce Islamic law.

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