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Jacquiline Louise Lambie is an Australian politician who is the leader and founder of the Jacqui Lambie Network (JLN). She served as a Senator for Tasmania from 2014 to 2017, and again from 2019. First elected as a member of the Palmer United Party (PUP), she received national prominence for her intense grassroots campaign and subsequently her display of aggressive and vociferous parliamentary behaviour, championing issues concerning foreign affairs, veterans' affairs, youth unemployment and the criticism of Islam. After persistent internal divisions, Lambie resigned from the PUP and sat as an independent before forming her own political party.
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How Jacqui Lambie broke my heartMany Australians believed the image Jacqui Lambie cast of herself: an honest, transparent battler. Now she's just another political insider - a deal-maker. Who can trust her now?
Medevac’s been repealed. What does that mean for asylum seekers on Manus, Nauru?The Coalition has repealed the medevac laws, forced upon it, after securing a deal with Jacqui Lambie. So, what’s next?
NZ resettlement deal speculation mounts following medevac's repeal in SenateScott Morrison has denied a "secret deal" with Jacqui Lambie over resettling refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to New Zealand to secure the repeal of medevac laws.
Scott Morrison denies 'secret deal' with Jacqui Lambie as Senate overturns medevac lawsThe medevac laws, designed to give doctors more say in medical transfers of refugees, have been repealed.
Senators go head to head over medevac repealBefore the Senate voted to repeal medevac laws, Jacqui Lambie, Richard De Natale and Pauline Hanson gave emotional pleas on their position on the bill.
Legislation to overturn medevac laws passes Senate after government deal with Senator Jacqui LambieMedevac laws designed to give doctors more say in medical transfers of refugees have been repealed.
Tearful Jacqui Lambie backs Coalition on medevac repeal push, amid accusations of 'secret deal'The Morrison government has moved a motion to bring the medevac repeal bill to a vote on Wednesday.
'We're sitting ducks': Jacqui Lambie warns of 'threat' of China's interferenceJacqui Lambie has declared Australia is a "sitting duck" to Chinese foreign interference, saying our economy and democracy is exposed.
Coalition braces for medevac fight after surprise loss on 'union-busting' billControversial medevac laws will be debated in the Senate, as the government negotiates with Jacqui Lambie after the humiliating loss on its union-busting bill.
Lambie tight-lipped on medevac negotiationTasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie says talks over a deal to scrap the medevac laws are progressing nicely.
Jacqui Lambie coy on conditions for supporting medevac repealIndependent Senator Jacqui Lambie is refusing to speculate on any possible demands she requires before supporting the repeal of medevac.
As the medevac vote looms, this asylum seeker in PNG has made a late plea to Jacqui LambieAn asylum seeker in Port Moresby has warned that 'people will die' if the medevac laws are repealed.
Jacqui Lambie will vote to scrap medevac laws on one conditionIndependent senator Jacqui Lambie has given the Morrison government a single condition for her support to repeal the medevac laws.
More than 5,000 doctors urge Jacqui Lambie to 'save medevac' in open letter to ParliamentMore than 5,000 doctors have delivered an open letter to Parliament urging politicians to "save medevac" amid a push by the Federal Government to amend the medical transfer system.
'Vote for humanity': Refugee advocates make last-ditch plea to save medevac lawsThe future of the medevac laws hangs in the balance with Jacqui Lambie set to have the final say.
Peter Dutton claims Australian veterans want refugee medevac laws scrappedPeter Dutton has claimed war veterans want so-called medevac laws scrapped, as he courts support from Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie to support the repeal.
Veterans want medevac law scrapped: DuttonPeter Dutton has claimed war veterans want so-called medevac laws scrapped, as he courts support from Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie to support the repeal.
Jacqui Lambie concerned medevac laws will set off a 'domino effect' of boat arrivalsCrossbench senator Jacqui Lambie will not say which way she will vote on so-called medevac laws, when the legislation comes to a vote next month.
Lambie tight-lipped on refugee law repealCrossbench senator Jacqui Lambie will not say which way she will vote on so-called medevac laws, when the legislation comes to a vote next month.
Jacqui Lambie rejects horse-trading with 'humanity' over vote to repeal Medevac lawsThe Senator with the deciding vote to determine the fate of the Coalition’s push to repeal the Medevac laws says she won’t be horse trading over "humanity".
Jacqui Lambie lashes out at US for sending 'Kurds to slaughter' as Donald Trump defends troop withdrawalSenator Jacqui Lambie says Donald Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria is "very wrong".
Jacqui Lambie is urging people struggling with mental health issues to keep fightingSenator Jacqui Lambie has urged those struggling with mental health issues to stay strong and take ‘one step at a time' towards recovery, ahead of World Mental Health Day.
John Setka uncut refuses Jacqui Lambie's demand to quitLeaked tape has emerged of the construction union leader taking on Lambie, the ACTU, and the Senate crossbench as pressure grows on him to quit.
Lambie has no mandate for ransomThe government finds its union legislation resting on a single vote. But since that vote is Jacqui Lambie's, the debate has taken a disquieting turn.
Pauline Hanson gets personal over Jacqui Lambie's rejection of drug testing planPauline Hanson has delivered a blunt questioning of Jacqui Lambie's rejection of plans to drug test welfare recipients.
Jacqui Lambie backs controversial cashless welfare card expansionThe Morrison government will have another crack at rolling out drug testing for Newstart recipients when parliament meets after the long winter break.
Jacqui Lambie warns coalition against fast-tracking Medevac repeal billSenate crossbencher Jacqui Lambie has warned the Morrison government against trying to fast-track a vote on repealing refugee medical transfer laws.
Show some manners, Lambie warns coalitionSenate crossbencher Jacqui Lambie has warned the Morrison government against trying to fast-track a vote on repealing refugee medical transfer laws.
Lambie v Setka: Senator wants union boss goneJacqui Lambie has threatened to support union-busting legislation unless John Setka falls on his sword.
Tas govt pleased with Lambie's effortsThe Tasmanian Liberal government is hopeful Jacqui Lambie can negotiate the wiping of the state's historic housing debt to help solve homelessness.
Lambie emerges as Senate wheeler-dealerTasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has declared she will support the federal government's full $158 billion tax cut package, meaning it is set to become law.
Jacqui Lambie backs tax package but no guarantee stage three will go aheadIndependent Senator Jacqui Lambie has confirmed she'll vote for all three stages of the coalition's tax package.
Jacqui Lambie backs full income tax cutsTasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has declared she will support the federal government's full $158 billion tax cut package, meaning it is set to become law.
Government's tax package to clear the Senate with Jacqui Lambie's voteIndependent Senator Jacqui Lambie has confirmed she'll vote for all three stages of the coalition's tax package.
Lambie wants debt wiped for her tax voteTasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie says it's worrying that the government wants to legislate tax cuts that won't kick in for years.
Lambie puts housing on tax cut talk agendaTasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie says she hasn't come to a final position on the Morrison government's tax cut legislation, but fears for the poor in her state.
Jacqui Lambie worried about 2024 tax cutsA debate in the Senate is looming over the government's tax cuts package, with Labor lobbying crossbenchers, after the plan passed the lower house overnight.
'Tasmania would love $10 billion': Jacqui Lambie wants more information about tax cutsReturning Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has joked she wants $10 billion for Tasmania as she weighs up her position on the coalition's tax package.
Jacqui Lambie's vote key to Coalition's tax cutsReturning Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie could prove the crucial vote when the federal government's $158 billion tax cuts are introduced to parliament.
Senators set to be formally declaredLiberal Zed Seselja and Labor's Katy Gallagher will represent the ACT in the Senate, with Tasmanian Jacquie Lambie's return to the upper house also confirmed.