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Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision? That’s what British gambling giants GVC and Ladbrokes came up with last week as they attempt to create a $10 billion gambling behemoth amidst a regulatory crackdown in the UK. Ladbrokes, one of the […]
Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.
The names of NBN Co employees communicating with ALP staffers were seen on emails during AFP raids in Melbourne last year.
If Labor keeps joining the banks, the global corporations, the industry bodies, it is not just the political party that will end up the loser.
With Stephen Conroy departing the scene, will Victorian Labor finally be free of the undemocratic embarrassment that is the Stability Pact? Former Bendigo MP Steve Gibbons is not holding his breath.
The Victorian stability pact has prevented outright war in Labor. Bill Shorten has unbalanced it, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly .
Bill Shorten pushed for former HSU official Kimberley Kitching to take on Stephen Conroy's vacant Senate seat, over the strenuous objections of Transport Workers' Union. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has all the goss from the room.
He tried to stop your moral decay, but Fake Stephen Conroy has howled from the Senate for the last time.
Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Stephen Conroy's shock departure from Parliament has left the Victorian Labor Party on the hop. Will the "Stability Pact" to placate Left and Right factions remain without the Right's "factional Dalek"? Labor insider Ben Chiefly gets the goss.