Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: Christopher Pyne
Is it finally time for a ministerial guidelines shakeup?

Is it finally time for a ministerial guidelines shakeup?

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

Pyne and Bishop quite literally phone it in to Senate inquiry

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.

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

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?

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.

Our perfect ministerial standards — full of holes and unenforceable

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

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.

There is still a battle to be fought on climate

There is still a battle to be fought on climate

Crikey readers discuss the climate action battle, post-ministerial jobs and tax justice.

Any Pyne inquiry should take a hard look at the big four

Any Pyne inquiry should take a hard look at the big four

Christopher Pyne's role with a big four consulting firm is less important than the relentless growth of those firms within government. That's what a Senate inquiry should examine.

Pyne to help E&Y catch up in the race for military cash

Pyne to help E&Y catch up in the race for military cash

Defence offers a lucrative source of revenue for the big four consulting firms, and a rich tradition of former officials helping companies take advantage.

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

With Chinese fighter jets and US naval ships circling, Taiwan has become a hotspot once again — just in time for the federal election.