Nine and Qantas have teamed up to take on border closures... or at least, some border closures.
When political and business leaders are in bed together things are rosy for both. But the pickings are slim if you're not a mate.
Morrison's climate-change-denying government has proved embarrassingly bad at managing the economy.
The Australian media demands we be frightened by Chinese firms doing exactly what Western spy agencies have been doing for years.
So once again, the party of the free market decides the market could use a little prod in the direction they'd prefer.
Minimum staffing levels is an issue that's been around for nearly a quarter of a century. We're not much closer to a solution.
Before we clutch our pearls about the Chinese, remember we've been doing all that and worse for a long time.
Australia doesn't have a fuel security problem, but there will be few voices raised in objection to some old-fashioned protectionism about petrol supplies.
By attempting to pull down one of Australia's most successful governments in the middle of a crisis, the NSW Nationals have again demonstrated that their party has no concern for the national interest.