Liberated, but still liberal.
Just putting it out there.
He also distanced himself from One Nation.
Maverick senator is now an independent.
And despite what he himself may think, Bernardi is no Donald Trump.
Fairfax: Alex Ellinghausen
And he really wants you to watch it.
Bernardi is set to make a formal announcement on Tuesday.
From Cory to George, Malcolm to Sussan, Centrelink to refugees, here's your 2017 cheat sheet.
It's bad news for those on Manus and Nauru, and really bad news for Malcolm Turnbull.
Alex Ellinghausen, Fairfax
Conservatives stoke rumours of a breakaway group from the LNP.
Malcolm Turnbull is not imbued with the giving spirit.