WA's Environmental Protection Authority has been hammered by the billionaire's media company — and Premier Mark McGowan hasn't been much help either.
Just hang on there, finance minister. You're wrong. There's a lot that's 'remarkable' about the powers of the Nev Power-led commission.
'If we're going to clean up aged care, we need to be frank and fearless, and how can you be frank and fearless if you're not truly independent?'
Is it enough for leaders to fall on their swords following sexual harassment cases? Or does the shake-up just clear the decks for more ambitious leaders?
The revolving door between Labor offices and lobbying firms in Queensland just keeps turning.
Woodside Energy being paid to take care of its own mess is certainly eyebrow raising, but it's simply a small part of the long and questionable relationship between the company and the Australian government.
Drug companies and government affairs are inextricably linked, and the recent announcement of a potential COVID-19 vaccine "deal" is proof of that.
The federal government is quite blatant about its lack of enthusiasm for an integrity body with teeth that will bite.