Bishop will bring 'unparalleled expertise' as Lex Greensill pitches his controversial finance company to Canberra.
Crikey readers on ministerial standards, Scott Morrison's PR and the fight for renewable energy.
With a company that specialises in boxes, a CD store, and a baking brand ranking higher than Football Federation Australia, this year's list is a real Thermomixed bag.
The Commonwealth ministerial standards are almost impossible to breach, can't be properly monitored, and are unenforceable anyway. Which makes them perfect.
Good morning, early birds. Maverick Senator Jacqui Lambie agrees to support the government's tax cut plan -- oh, and there's just one condition... Plus, Labor turns the screws on Scott Morrison over former MPs' new commercial gigs.
Celia Hammond is walking into one of the safest Coalition seats in the country. Will she win it?
With everyone continuing to follow their talking points, we're taking a deep dive into a shallow pool.
The shockwaves of Julie Bishop's retirement from politics are still being felt. But her so-called "moderate" nature hid a support for an ideology which keeps women out of power.