Topic archives: Scott Morrison

Morrison too little, too late effort on the royal commission won’t convince

April 20, 2018 50

The government's get-tough act on the banks is a hasty and inadequate catch-up and fails to address competition issues.

‘I charge dead people’ and other horror scenarios for the government

April 19, 2018 5

Embarrassment isn't the only problem from the banking royal commission for the government. It will cruel its narrative in other areas too.

Crikey Worm: Vic Liberal in the gun for dealings with alleged mobster

April 18, 2018

Good morning, early birds. A Liberal Party stalwart is expected to resign over connections to the infamous Tony Madafferi. Plus, the Treasurer rebukes acting PM Michael McCormack for a rather colourful media interview. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Scott Morrison needs to study up on his tax talk

February 19, 2018 4

The Treasurer's claims on Insiders this week didn't quite stack up.

Business is booming!

Business is booming!

February 8, 2018 2

Scott Morrison breaks a golden rule of modern politics: never stand in front of a white screen.

The Morrison, Molan and general Coalition guide to excusing lies and hate speech

February 7, 2018 11

The new logic from the government is that your former job gives you unchallengeable authority to say anything you like, no matter how wrong.

Could Scott Morrison’s refugee scheme amount to a criminal offence?

January 31, 2018 24

Scott Morrison decided to put politics before the rule of law in 2013. What are the potential legal ramifications?

Holidays over, the government gets back to the hard work of leaking

January 30, 2018 7

New year, new leaks. After a brief summer pause, the leaks have once again begun to spring from the Turnbull government.

Moody’s the latest to expose tax cut deceit

and January 29, 2018 7

Ratings giant Moody's says Trump's tax cuts will be blown on share buybacks, not investment. Just like CEOs are saying. When will the lies about corporate tax cuts end?

Crikey Worm: Flinders Street attack not terrorism

December 22, 2017 1

Good morning, early birds. Police have dismissed speculation that the perpetrator of yesterday's Flinders Street attack in Melbourne had any links to terrorist organisations. Plus, the UN has formally rebuked Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers, bringing you the final edition of Crikey Worm for 2017. But don't worry, he'll be back to deliver your morning dose of news and current affairs in January.