Crikey readers debate the problems with Australian discourse, and the potential formation of a federal ICAC.
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.
What was that you were saying about your commitment to a federal ICAC, Bill?
Bill Shorten seems to be making noises about a federal ICAC. But it's all sound and fury, signifying nothing.
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.
Ley out, Hunt in, and Sinodinos promoted. And just what does George Brandis have to do to get the sack?
Shonks and spivs can breathe a little easier in NSW, with ICAC losing its commissioner -- and its cojones.
Most observers believe that de-throning Latham is the real purpose of the Coalition’s carefully orchestrated review of ICAC's management and performance.