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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Watching the painful decline of a once-respected premier

Gladys Berejiklian's open embrace of pork-barrelling completes the transformation of a once-respected leader into a premier who presides over a state of sleaze.

ADF chief General Angus Campbell (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

What the military could learn from the effort to clean out crooked cops

The Brereton war crimes report identified a number of problems that sound awfully familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in police corruption.

Scott Morrison and Donald Trump (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Saving democracy from the coup clux clan is everybody’s business. Right now

Metrics of democracy across the globe have found the project in decline for years now. Trump is where this gets you, not what causes it.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

How Morrison and Porter’s ‘integrity body’ will actually protect the corrupt

Not merely will it pose no threat to bent politicians, it may even help crooked ministers evade scrutiny.

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Mates first policy: Scott Morrison’s No. 1 value is seeing the country rot from the head down

When 'looking after our mates' is your foundational value, those who work for you will get the message: taxpayer funding is there for the taking.

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A new era of bigger government means bigger corruption and bigger rorts

We've entered an era of bigger government — and that means more power for the government to reward its friends, and more opportunities to rort spending to serve the government's political interests.

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‘Poor Gladys’ spin goes into overdrive, but voters are no closer to the truth

The NSW Premier has gone full Mills and Boon to exploit female sympathy. You could almost forget this is a corruption scandal.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

Knowing who’s meeting with whom is crucial to stop corruption. Morrison doesn’t want it

When it comes to who's courting whom federally the public is in the dark because there aren't even basic anti-corruption measures in place.

Former prime minister of Malaysia Najib Razak.

Nothing to see here, says corruption-riddled Malaysia. Plenty to smell though

The party that stole $6b is back in power and the stench from one of the world's most sordid political scandals hangs in the air.

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Postcard from Australia: corruption and contagion tarnish a sunny South Pacific face

While the idyllic South Pacific monarchy of Australia presents a successful face to the world, corruption and incompetence mean trouble for local strongman Scott Morrison.

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