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Politics news

This is a collection page about politics news. The 9News team, led by Political Editor Chris Uhlmann, aims to bring you the best and most accurate breaking news out of Canberra, the sharpest interviews with the most important politicians on both sides of Parliament House, along with in-depth analysis and features. Whether it’s covering elections, by-elections, our regular leadership spillspoll results. Check this page for latest political news today including live updates and breaking headlines from Australia and around the world.

Record support for Legalise Cannabis Australia

A large swing towards the Legalise Cannabis Australia Party in this year's federal election shows support is growing for drug law reform, with leader Bernie Bradley in competition with One Nation's Pauline Hanson for the final senate seat.