William Summers

Independent researcher and blogger


Barnaby Joyce is right: political nepotism stinks

April 24, 2018 4

Barnaby Joyce should take some advice from his younger self and recognise the already potent threat of nepotism in an environment where parliamentarians are already too ready to rort the system.

Why is the government withholding letters Abbott and Turnbull sent to the Queen?

February 16, 2018 5

Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.

Want to avoid scandals? Reform your damn MP entitlements schemes.

February 2, 2018 3

The Victorian government is moving to reform transparency surrounding MP allowances in an effort to stave off any more embarrassing scandals. But is it just a de-fanged rehash of federal rules?