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Outbreak of the wage wars leaves Coalition and its apologists flat-footed

Outbreak of the wage wars leaves Coalition and its apologists flat-footed

Wages growth has surged onto the election agenda and the Coalition and business are visibly at a loss about how to respond to Labor's offensive.

Is Treasury more politicised than ever? Don’t ask Mathias Cormann.

Is Treasury more politicised than ever? Don’t ask Mathias Cormann.

Labor went-in on supposed Treasury politicisation during Senate estimates last week. It didn't go as well as planned.

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.

Who is Joe Hockey’s mate at the heart of the Helloworld scandal?

Who is Joe Hockey’s mate at the heart of the Helloworld scandal?

Helloworld CEO and Liberal Party treasurer Andrew Burnes was relatively unknown a few days ago. Now, not so much...

People aren’t just angry at this government. They are disgusted by it.

People aren’t just angry at this government. They are disgusted by it.

The sheer volume of waste, shonk and grift has left Australian voters with a sense of utter repulsion toward the Morrison government.

Joe Hockey helped Helloworld despite personal, financial ties

Joe Hockey helped Helloworld despite personal, financial ties

Good morning, early birds. Ambassador to the US and former federal treasurer Joe Hockey reportedly helped facilitate a meeting with Helloworld prior to it winning government tender, despite being a major shareholder in the travel company. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Good morning, early birds. Border Force has apologised for the case of "human error" which lead to refugee Hakeem al-Araibi being detained in Thailand, and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he had "no idea" a travel company paid for his holiday flights after winning tender from the federal government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What’s the public interest in unearthing politicians’ romantic entanglements?

What’s the public interest in unearthing politicians’ romantic entanglements?

Crikey readers discuss the latest Nationals scandal and defamation law in Australia.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

This is the second time this year that a Nationals leader has kept a sex scandal from the Prime Minister, ensuring it wreaked havoc. Will they ever be held accountable?

Cormann holds the line on spending, but wage stagnation to continue

Cormann holds the line on spending, but wage stagnation to continue

This year's budget update sees extra revenue taking us back to surplus quicker, but workers are still stuck with wages that won't budge.