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Topic: conflict of interest
Attorney-General Christian Porter (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The minister in charge of integrity has just lost a lot of integrity

Christian Porter was pushing his toothless anti-corruption watchdog even as his behaviour was being investigated by the media.

Seven West Media chairman Kerry Stokes. (Image: AAP/David Moir)

Who’s afraid of Kerry Stokes? Perhaps the EPA can tell us

WA's Environmental Protection Authority has been hammered by the billionaire's media company — and Premier Mark McGowan hasn't been much help either.

Nev Power and Mathias Cormann at Senate estimates (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

No, Mathias, there’s nothing ‘normal’ about the cosy COVID commission

Just hang on there, finance minister. You're wrong. There's a lot that's 'remarkable' about the powers of the Nev Power-led commission.

(Images: AAP/Erik Anderson; AAP/Joel Carrett)

The NSW premier, her secret lover — and the anti-corruption body she holds the purse strings for

Gladys Berejiklian had a serious conflict of interest: while the ICAC pleaded for funding from her it was investigating her secret boyfriend.

Minister for Resources Keith Pitt and a Woodside Energy development (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch; Woodside Energy)

Woodside pockets millions from government to clean up its own mess

Woodside Energy being paid to take care of its own mess is certainly eyebrow raising, but it's simply a small part of the long and questionable relationship between the company and the Australian government.

(Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

From Lib staffer to big pharma: an unsurprising journey of lobbying at work

Drug companies and government affairs are inextricably linked, and the recent announcement of a potential COVID-19 vaccine "deal" is proof of that.

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?

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Victorian State MP Lizzie Blandthorn (Image: Facebook)

Conflict of Interest: The minister, the staffer, and his wife

'This was a situation that should have been made known to all members of the committee before we started.'

Suspended Perth lord mayor Lisa Scaffidi (Image: AAP/Richard Wainwright)

Conflict of Interest: How the City of Perth failed its people

Interested in the art of local government corruption? Look no further than the City of Perth.

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Conflict of Interest: More conflicts emerge in icare scandal

The NSW government's icare scandal is not going away, with questions for Treasurer Dominic Perrottet remaining unanswered.

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