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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?

Matthewson: no, Bill Shorten does not really want a federal ICAC

Matthewson: no, Bill Shorten does not really want a federal ICAC

Bill Shorten seems to be making noises about a federal ICAC. But it's all sound and fury, signifying nothing.

Geoff Gallop: Australia needs a national corruption watchdog

Geoff Gallop: Australia needs a national corruption watchdog

The failure of the federal government to establish a corruption commission leaves a serious gap in Australia’s governance arrangements and undermines confidence in the system, writes former premier of WA Geoff Gallop.

NSW preselection a Manly sausage-fest with plenty of mystery meat

NSW preselection a Manly sausage-fest with plenty of mystery meat

The only woman in the race is likely to drop out, writes freelance journalist Claire Pullen.

Ley replaced with two men with similar scandals

Ley replaced with two men with similar scandals

Ley out, Hunt in, and Sinodinos promoted. And just what does George Brandis have to do to get the sack?

Baird succeeds in forcing out Latham, neutering ICAC

Baird succeeds in forcing out Latham, neutering ICAC

Shonks and spivs can breathe a little easier in NSW, with ICAC losing its commissioner -- and its cojones.

Baird goes after ICAC head like Abbott hunted Triggs

Baird goes after ICAC head like Abbott hunted Triggs

Most observers believe that de-throning Latham is the real purpose of the Coalition’s carefully orchestrated review of ICAC's management and performance.