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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk celebrates her election win (Image: AAP/Darren England)

Conflict of Interest: Which corporate interests will benefit from Queensland Labor’s victory?

The Queensland lobbyists who advised Labor on its state election campaign have a long list of clients eager to get closer to the government.

US President Donald Trump (Image: AP)

Four years on, has Trump delivered on his 2016 promises? Here’s a scorecard

Mexico hasn't paid for a wall, manufacturing jobs are whacked and the swamp remains undrained — but Trump has managed to hit a few goals.

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Morrison’s mates team up for new advisory firm. But don’t call it a lobby group

Three of Scott Morrison’s closest friends and associates have teamed up to form a new advisory firm, one that appears to be walking a fine line between providing advice and lobbying.

Pictured in 2016, former defence minister Christopher Pyne with current Industry Minister Karen Andrews (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

When it comes to the world of lobbying, words matter

Christopher Pyne isn't a lobbyist, he's a 'strategic adviser'. But what's the difference?

Attorney-General Christian Porter (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Conflict of Interest: Lobbyists slip through cracks as audit reveals department failure

Did the Attorney General's Department drop the ball on keeping track of the lobbyists running around parliament?

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Australia’s lobbyists are winning thanks to a ‘piss-poor’ regulatory framework

It's impossible to hold lobbyists to account when they're operating within such a shoddy framework

Health Minister Greg Hunt with Pharmacy Guild Queensland Branch Committee member Paul Jaffar (Image: Instagram)

Hard pill to swallow: questions persist on $20 million pain grant

Last week, Inq investigated the influence of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Today, we look at one example of what it gets for its efforts.

MP turned lobbyist Santo Santoro resigns from the Howard ministry in 2007 (Image: AAP/Mark Graham)

Selling access: a who’s who of politicians-turned-lobbyists

The ranks of lobby groups in Australia will always be teeming with ex-politicians. Crikey takes a look at a few notable examples...

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What is the Pharmacy Guild and why did it donate $15k to One Nation?

The average suburban pharmacist may appear innocuous, but together, they make up one of Australia's most powerful lobby groups

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Canberra blocks prominent Chinese political lobbyist Huang Xiangmo

Good morning, early birds. Chinese lobbyist and billionaire political donor Huang Xiangmo has had his Australian permanent residency blocked, and Scott Morrison rules out a snap election resulting from any upcoming losses in parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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