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If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

Scott Morrison likes the idea of putting "integrity officers" into the big banks. He should start with politics first.

Government reprimands banks over new report

Government reprimands banks over new report

Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Scott Morrison is set to accuse the big four banks of exploiting customers following a new Productivity Commission report. Plus, the sharks start to circle Labor MP Emma Husar. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Partisan appointments show a government bent on destroying independent advice

Partisan appointments show a government bent on destroying independent advice

At a time when frank and fearless advice is sorely needed, the government has appointed one of its own to the Productivity Commission.

Phil Gaetjens should not lead Treasury

Phil Gaetjens should not lead Treasury

The appointment of a Liberal Party staffer to run Treasury is a new low in the debasement of Treasury as a source of authoritative advice.

Crikey Worm: divisions over government’s new GST plan

Crikey Worm: divisions over government’s new GST plan

Good morning, early birds. The government has unveiled a radical new plan for the GST distribution system. Plus, a rift with New Zealand over the teenager in adult detention. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

The Treasurer's press releases are packed with incorrect assertions about Australia's economic dominance, falsehoods about tax relief and deflections from the government's financial incompetence -- and that's just in the last month.

Wage stagnation is a major failing of our governing class

Wage stagnation is a major failing of our governing class

Policymakers, refusing to accept that their wage growth thinking is deeply flawed, serve nothing but the interests of profitable corporations.

If Australia were a startup, I wouldn’t invest

If Australia were a startup, I wouldn’t invest

Crikey readers react to the budget and suggest chucking Scott Morrison on an episode of Shark Tank.

Scott Morrison, spending addict

Scott Morrison, spending addict

Scott Morrison began his time as Treasurer taming Tony Abbott's spending. Now he's undoing that good work with a budget splurge.

ABC blindsided by cuts

ABC blindsided by cuts

As one of the Coalition's traditional enemies, the ABC has been come in for a drubbing in this budget.