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Topic: Peter Slipper
Slipper and Bishop: two speakers, two very different legacies

Slipper and Bishop: two speakers, two very different legacies

The ceremonious unveiling of Peter Slipper's portrait in Parliament is in stark contrast to the ongoing expenses scandal dogging fellow former speaker, Bronwyn Bishop.

Peter Slipper’s advice for dealing with travel entitlement rorts

Peter Slipper’s advice for dealing with travel entitlement rorts

Former speaker Peter Slipper, who is familiar with spurious uses of travel expenses, has weighed in on the travel entitlements debate.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Cultural turnover ... Slipper's advice ... prescient Albo ...

The saga continues: AFP get Ashby’s phone records

The saga continues: AFP get Ashby’s phone records

A Federal Court judge today granted the AFP access to two discs worth of phone records from the case.

Brough’s woes deliver some schadenfreude for Abbott’s little band

Brough’s woes deliver some schadenfreude for Abbott’s little band

Mal Brough's troubles are playing out against a broader backdrop of a destabilisation by Abbott loyalists within the government.

Labor’s wasted week as the Turnbull charm campaign continues

Labor’s wasted week as the Turnbull charm campaign continues

While Labor is fighting Malcolm Turnbull as best it can on the policy front, its parliamentary tactics leave Turnbull master of all he surveys.

It’s OK, Mal — no need to fear the lawman

It’s OK, Mal — no need to fear the lawman

The track record of the AFP and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions shows even the biggest scandals never produce convictions.

Some journos make false statements to Press Council, says ex-Press Council boss

Some journos make false statements to Press Council, says ex-Press Council boss

The vast majority of Australians don't trust the media. And former Press Council chairman Julian Disney is right there with them.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Are Adelaide's largest unis merging? ... ladies of the ABC ... Alan Jones pulls out ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Santos-sponsored police? ... The big name who wasn't at the Walkleys ... Defence toilet paper crisis assuaged ...