The claim that the Coalition cut funding from aged care is a bald-faced lie, and one that points to the problems with a royal commission into the sector.
Scott Morrison's unfortunate Fatman Scoop video isn't the first we've seen of this, and it won't be the last.
Let’s indulge in a flight of imagination for a moment. Could we change the fundamental shape of government so climate change et al are not ignored?
Never has there been a new Prime Minister with less authority than Scott Morrison, who leads not so much a party as an ongoing civil war.
Morrison's public appeals to religion have made it difficult for him to get back into the likeable suburban dad demeanour. And the right commentariat aren’t helping. They still think they're fighting the '60s/'70s culture war.
Some farmers may fear the needle attack could stop consumers buying strawberries, but the contamination crisis is unlikely to make a major on impact growers’ woes.
The Liberal Party periodically debates its lack of diversity, but seems to prefer women would shut up if they're going to cause trouble.
Queensland doctors and other health professionals should be able to work without fear of prosecution when providing safe and effective abortion care.
So far under Scott Morrison, the Coalition's image as a no-girls-allowed, boys-rule cubby house has not improved. Could the new prime minister's religion have anything to do with this?