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Video of the day: No fetishist

Crikey May 25, 2016

John Faulkner's unexpected comeback.

Mayne: stars aligning for campaign finance reforms, but media will be key

Stephen Mayne February 1, 2016 6 Comments

If the media get on the political donations reform bandwagon, it will hard for Turnbull and Shorten to twiddle their thumbs.

Illegal, incompetent — either way, the bribery won’t be investigated

Illegal, incompetent — either way, the bribery won’t be investigated

Bernard Keane June 17, 2015 34 Comments

With Labor too incompetent and embarrassed to investigate the bribery of people smugglers, there are no mechanisms for investigating criminal conduct by intelligence agencies.

Intelligence oversight is better — but still broken

Intelligence oversight is better — but still broken

Bernard Keane May 5, 2015 7 Comments

The way we oversee security agencies has improved in recent months, but big reforms are still needed.

Check the text, comrade

Crikey December 12, 2014

Crikey readers have their say about John Faulkner and who might support the GP co-payment.

Faulkner’s retirement a loss across many fronts

Faulkner’s retirement a loss across many fronts

Bernard Keane December 11, 2014 11 Comments

Labor Senator John Faulkner's retirement marks the end of an era in Australian politics.

Senate committee slams parliamentary department over use of CCTV

Senate committee slams parliamentary department over use of CCTV

Bernard Keane December 5, 2014 21 Comments

The Senate privileges committee has issued a damning report on the use of CCTV footage in parliament -- and a controversial figure is again under pressure.

Intelligence committee wants ‘foreign fighter’ changes — and a much bigger role

Intelligence committee wants ‘foreign fighter’ changes — and a much bigger role

Bernard Keane October 17, 2014 14 Comments

The powerful Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security wants significant changes to the government's "foreign fighters" legislation -- and a much greater future role for itself in overseeing legislation.

Poll Bludger: Faulkner dares to take on the unions

Poll Bludger: Faulkner dares to take on the unions

William Bowe October 9, 2014 3 Comments

Senator John Faulkner's call for reform of the Labor Party does not shy away from the party's largest ally -- trade unions.

Labor’s Methuselah spots the digital challenge and opportunity

Labor’s Methuselah spots the digital challenge and opportunity

Bernard Keane October 8, 2014 7 Comments

John Faulkner has gone further than ever before in urging Labor Party reform -- but his analysis of the threats and opportunities to his party is every bit as important.