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Billson did nothing wrong — under our hopeless lobbying laws, that is

Billson did nothing wrong — under our hopeless lobbying laws, that is

Our light-touch rules on MPs and lobbying are a relic from an age before politics was professional and lobbying was big business.

How our lobbying laws discriminate against small business

How our lobbying laws discriminate against small business

Our inconsistent rules around lobbying transparency mean small and medium-sized businesses face greater accountability than larger firms.

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

And, in Kevin Rudd's case, the job he'd like to take up.

Life after Canberra: where do MPs go once they’re voted out?

Life after Canberra: where do MPs go once they’re voted out?

To the big taxpayer-subsidised helicopter in the sky?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Saying goodbye ... a bum steer ... there ain't nothing like a dame ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

You can buy Joe Hockey's house ... the budget is May 10! (maybe) ... Bruce Billson, always agile ...

Tips and rumours: Bruce Billson, extra agile

Tips and rumours: Bruce Billson, extra agile

Rumours have swirled over the future of former small business Minister Bruce Billson, who is retiring from Parliament to take his enthusiasm elsewhere. The MP for the Riviera of Melbourne has been connected with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, eyeing off Kate Carnell’s role as CEO. In his register of interests, updated this […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Has the Greens-Lib preference deal been done? ... filthy, filthy chipmunks ... Bruce Billson enthusiastic (as usual) ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

David Irvine's role revealed ... money for nothing ... Bruce Billson's return? ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Play Turnbull bingo! ... Bruce Billson on his biggest fan ... respect the chair, be spatially aware ...