Rod Culleton's nomination for the upcoming federal election is referred to police over claims he made a false bankruptcy declaration, but it won't be enough to keep his name off the ballot form.
Barnaby Joyce's suggestion to redirect floodwater to arid parts of the country would be costly, impractical and probably ineffective, experts told RMIT ABC Fact Check.
Australian politicians including the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader risk being kicked off China's largest social media platform WeChat for using official accounts set up by Chinese citizens.
The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.
The Nationals are hoping to cling on to their seats, including a few held on very slim margins, and add to their tally by winning a three-cornered contest. But the country-based party has problems, and some say they're at risk of losing a handful of seats.
The weather bureau has been tampering with temperature data in order to "perpetuate global warming hysteria", according to an under-fire Coalition candidate.
The Coalition usually wins at least three senate spots in Queensland, meaning Mr Rennick has a good chance of entering Parliament from July.
Over the next few weeks, you might spot a letter marked "IMPORTANT voting information" for the 2019 Federal Election that looks official and contains a postal vote application form asking for personal details. But be warned: they're not from the AEC.
Do you know your Nats from your Dorothy Dixers? How to spend your sitting days on a backbench? And what's an Antony Green? The "world's least helpful dictionary" may help you navigate an environment some argue has itself descended into caricature.