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Who’s afraid of a federal ICAC?

Who’s afraid of a federal ICAC?

After angling for a federal anti-corruption watchdog last year, the Morrison government has gone silent on the topic.

365 days of failure: how Australia’s elites failed us in 2018

365 days of failure: how Australia’s elites failed us in 2018

The people who run Australia disgraced themselves this year, failing citizens on every level and corroding trust in our whole system of government.

NSW Libs make life still more hellish for Morrison’s rabble

NSW Libs make life still more hellish for Morrison’s rabble

The NSW Liberals are scrambling to dissociate themselves from a toxic, shambolic clutch of climate denialists in Canberra.

NSW energy minister slams federal party

NSW energy minister slams federal party

Good morning, early birds. The NSW energy minister has called the Coalition's approach to energy and climate policy "out of touch", and ICAC raids Labor offices over party donations and fundraising. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed anti-corruption body has been met with scepticism by crossbenchers, and a report recommends a massive overhaul of employment services. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bring on a federal ICAC — corruption in Australia is no ‘fringe issue’

Bring on a federal ICAC — corruption in Australia is no ‘fringe issue’

A federal ICAC is urgently needed to address the electorate's growing belief that Australian democracy does not work for them. If Scott Morrison thinks that's a "fringe issue", he is deeply out of touch.

We need to build a mature, tolerant, compassionate nation

We need to build a mature, tolerant, compassionate nation

Crikey readers debate the problems with Australian discourse, and the potential formation of a federal ICAC.

Crikey Worm: Canavan caught by section 44, Bernardi raking it in, ICAC called in over Murray-Darling

Crikey Worm: Canavan caught by section 44, Bernardi raking it in, ICAC called in over Murray-Darling

Matt Canavan becomes the third senator pinged by section 44, Cory Bernardi books nearly $1 million and ICAC called on Murray-Darling allegations. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here’s how.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here’s how.

This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

What was that you were saying about your commitment to a federal ICAC, Bill?