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.
As its senior figures race for the exits, the Morrison government has become the most nepotistic on record. Why do so many Liberals want to work in government but not govern?
Even with quotas, the pace of change in Labor was deadly slow. The Libs must get moving now.
Labor may be stumbling on the latest asylum seeker issue but it had Coalition scandals handed to it on a silver platter throughout the week.
What is Julie Bishop playing at? The China lobby is nowhere to be found. Plus: keep an eye on the Daily Mail's tech coverage over the next few weeks...