Call me not surprised, says one. The wielding of power and the abuse of power is rampant and not going to end any time soon.
Did the Attorney General's Department drop the ball on keeping track of the lobbyists running around parliament?
Crikey readers discuss the evidence of a creeping bureaucratic police state in Australia — one from which not even the government's friends are safe — and question the practicality of the government's boycott ban.
Good morning, early birds. There are already grave concerns surrounding the government's press freedom 'safeguards', and UK opposition parties discuss a temporary government to stave off no-deal Brexit. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The attorney-general commissioned a review into the AAT, failed to disclose a key relationship and then shelved the findings for seven months while appointing more Liberal-linked members.
Over the past six years, dozens of people with ties to the Liberal Party have gotten plum gigs at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, despite many of them having no formal legal qualifications.
The Witness K and Bernard Collaery case could well continue behind closed doors, prompting great concern over their right to a fair trial. But who gets to make the decision?
Who is Christian Porter exactly, and why do so many people think he'll be PM one day?