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Our perfect ministerial standards — full of holes and unenforceable

Our perfect ministerial standards — full of holes and unenforceable

The Commonwealth ministerial standards are almost impossible to breach, can't be properly monitored, and are unenforceable anyway. Which makes them perfect.

Lambie cuts a tax deal

Lambie cuts a tax deal

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.

Would a return of union power solve the blight of wage stagnation?

Would a return of union power solve the blight of wage stagnation?

Crikey readers discuss government inactivity around wage stagnation.

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop’s shoes

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop’s shoes

Celia Hammond is walking into one of the safest Coalition seats in the country. Will she win it?

Will we ever get deeper debate about women in politics?

Will we ever get deeper debate about women in politics?

With everyone continuing to follow their talking points, we're taking a deep dive into a shallow pool.

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

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.

The government that can’t stand itself slowly empties out

The government that can’t stand itself slowly empties out

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?

If they’re lucky, Liberal women might achieve equity in 2044

If they’re lucky, Liberal women might achieve equity in 2044

Even with quotas, the pace of change in Labor was deadly slow. The Libs must get moving now.

High hopes for a Coalition comeback bogged down in scandals

High hopes for a Coalition comeback bogged down in scandals

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.

Did Julie Bishop just finally flick the conservatives?

Did Julie Bishop just finally flick the conservatives?

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...