Scott Morrison's joke of federal anti-corruption body simply confirms everything voters hate about politics in Australia.
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed anti-corruption body has been met with scepticism by crossbenchers, and a report recommends a massive overhaul of employment services. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The government's "Commonwealth Integrity Commission" is a lame joke that will be unable to hold public hearings or even take complaints from the public.
It's been two weeks since Scott Morrison told off the school kids of Australia, but its effects will be felt for a long time yet.
Crikey readers respond to the government's "merit" obsession and the need for festival pill testing.
It’s the most wonderful (read: stressful) time of the year.
Good morning, early birds. Labor helps the Coalition pass unprecedented surveillance laws. Plus, the Fair Work Commission gets inundated by employer-friendly appointments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Scott Morrison promised to remove the legal capacity for discrimination against LGBTIQ students. But his own hang-ups, and the myth of religious freedom being under threat, means he'll break that commitment.
What makes a protectionist? Willingness to waste money, or true faith in the power of trade barriers?
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has announced changes to Liberal Party rules governing leadership spills, Victoria will launch a royal commission into the convictions of notorious gangland figures, and reports emerge that the Brisbane Broncos' leadership change narrowly staved off a player revolt. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.