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Tributes flow for ‘warrior’ Jim Molan

Liberal senator Jim Molan has died aged 72 after a sudden decline in his health, his family has confirmed in a statement.

New ACT Senator David Pocock thanks team, AEC

David Pocock’s supporters thronged the Hub Civic Quarter this morning for the official declaration of the former Wallaby and environmentalist’s election as the ACT’s first Independent senator.

US Republican Senator Rand Paul pledges COVID origin probe

A prominent US senator has pledged a vigorous review into the origins of the coronavirus if republicans retake the Senate and he lands a committee chairmanship.

Senator Zed Seselja ‘fighting’ for Canberra

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja says he will be fighting for cost of living and affordable housing this election, among other issues.

No complaint from late Senator Kitching: Albanese

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese says the late senator Kimberley Kitching never raised complaints of bullying with him as he labelled political debate about her death not constructive. 

Labor senators deny bullying Kimberley Kitching

Senators Kristina Keneally, Penny Wong and Katy Gallagher have broken their silence on accusations they had bullied and ostracised the late Kimberley Kitching.

Senator blasted over coronavirus vaccine death claims

Australia's medicines regulator has blasted a One Nation senator for "dangerous and incorrect" suggestions about deaths linked to coronavirus vaccines.