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Pictured in 2016, former defence minister Christopher Pyne with current Industry Minister Karen Andrews (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

When it comes to the world of lobbying, words matter

Christopher Pyne isn't a lobbyist, he's a 'strategic adviser'. But what's the difference?

Christopher Pyne (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Tips and Murmurs: praise for Dyson Heydon … Pyne on disloyalty … Jerry Hall donates

Some legal notes on praise for Dyson Heydon, the Murdoch woman and Trump, plus more tips and murmurs.

Former minister for the defence industry Christopher Pyne (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

In the race for taxpayer cash, EY struggles — despite Pyne

Hiring former defence minister Christopher Pyne doesn't seem to have helped big four consulting firm EY lift its game in securing defence contracts.

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Welcome to the era of invitation-only grants (and other news you may have missed)

The Department of Social Services has found an excellent way to streamline its grants process: get rid of that pesky "transparency" stuff!

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Is it finally time for a ministerial guidelines shakeup?

Crikey readers on ministerial standards, Scott Morrison's PR and the fight for renewable energy.

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Pyne and Bishop quite literally phone it in to Senate inquiry

Julie Bishop and Christopher Pyne's absence at a Senate inquiry into their post-ministerial employment speaks volumes.

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A suburban RSL makes it into the AFR’s top 500 companies

With a company that specialises in boxes, a CD store, and a baking brand ranking higher than Football Federation Australia, this year's list is a real Thermomixed bag.

Are Australia’s subs duds?

It looked like the deal of the century. Now the $50 billion Future Submarine contract is coming under intense scrutiny as costs mount and timelines balloon.

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Our perfect ministerial standards — full of holes and unenforceable

The Commonwealth ministerial standards are almost impossible to breach, can't be properly monitored, and are unenforceable anyway. Which makes them perfect.

Lambie cuts a tax deal

Good morning, early birds. Maverick Senator Jacqui Lambie agrees to support the government's tax cut plan -- oh, and there's just one condition... Plus, Labor turns the screws on Scott Morrison over former MPs' new commercial gigs.

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