As government backbenchers move to ban the live sheep trade, the lies of industry advocate and politicians are being exposed.
Good morning, early birds. Both Coalition and Labor MPs break ranks to support a ban on live exports. Plus, Australian and Chinese warships have a "robust" exchange in the South China Sea. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Rule No. 1: if you're a pollie embroiled in an travel expenses scandal, it's best to say something meaningful, ASAP.
MPs offered new phone numbers after embarrassing data breach, Sussan Ley hosts food fair, One Nation defends street harassers.
Without dusting off Ms Tips' tinfoil hat, the minister's continual delay in processing the request could be seen as "running down the clock".
Ley's department said it was unlikely the documents still existed.
Sussan Ley and Bronwyn Bishop are not the only pollies found to have stretched the definition of ministerial entitlements. Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth finds out who else has been in hot water over entitlements.