Regional media desperately needs more support from the Nationals, who have secured only limited funding compared to what's available for other regional services.
'Explosive letter' from Peter Woolcott, and Michael McCormack's ears are probably burning. Plus other rumblings from the Crikey grapevine.
Smack in the middle of COVID-19 smashing its way through the country, the Coalition's junior partner decides to smash its way through itself.
Senator McKenzie is far from the only politician to benefit from the generosity of special interest groups.
Good morning, early birds. In more rorts news, $10 million was granted to the construction of an already-built building in Scott Morrison's electorate, and Michael McCormack's post-Natspill plea resulted in a $120,000 aged-care grant. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
An Inq investigation into political lobbying by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has revealed a close relationship between Deputy Prime Minister McCormack and the guild.
Disunity used to be death in politics. But the denialists in the ranks of the Nationals realise that they, like Scott Morrison, can benefit from it.
Good morning, early birds. Cbus Super has invested $128 million across 23 coal companies despite pushing the tagline "invest in a better future", and Queensland is staring down a tropical cyclone. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. In light of the Iowa caucus flop, Bernie Sanders’ campaign team has released internal caucus figures that put him in the lead, and closer to home, Scott Morrison will today announce a veteran suicide commissioner. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.