Scott Morrison

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Anti-corruption body could examine Scott Morrison over Coalition’s ‘sports rorts’, Labor suggests
Attorney general Mark Dreyfus insists new commission ‘is not an exercise in political payback’ and says it could tap phones of federal politicians

Tory Shepherd

02, Oct, 2022 @2:27 AM

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Australia should compensate Torres Strait Islanders for climate crisis failure, UN says
The landmark ruling found the Morrison government had violated the rights of the Indigenous people by failing to take adequate action to cut emissions

Adam Morton and Paul Karp

23, Sep, 2022 @9:08 AM

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Joyce and McCormack unsure which meetings were of Scott Morrison’s secretive cabinet committee
Michael McCormack ‘can’t recall’ if people outside of executive attended while Barnaby Joyce ‘never knew it was called the policy committee’

Paul Karp

21, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Scott Morrison’s secretive cabinet committee of one had hundreds of meetings, FOI documents suggest
Exclusive: Transparency advocate Rex Patrick says body established by former PM with only one permanent member – Morrison – was ‘an abuse of process’

Paul Karp

20, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor concerned about apparent national security committee ‘leak’ in book on Morrison government
Plagued, which revealed Scott Morrison’s multiple ministries, also details secret discussions on China, defence and border closures

Paul Karp and Sarah Martin

08, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Guardian Essential poll: about half say Scott Morrison should resign over secret ministries
Just over half of poll respondents say the former PM must go, including a third of Coalition voters

Sarah Martin

06, Sep, 2022 @2:09 AM

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Rebuilding trust in public institutions will take more than a federal Icac, but work on it has begun | Peter Lewis
Political integrity is not just about exercising corruption – it is about monitoring power. Where Morrison hoarded it, Albanese appears inclined to share it

Peter Lewis

06, Sep, 2022 @1:25 AM

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Move to disallow $18m leadership program grant pitched by David Hurley
Greens senator David Shoebridge says grant impacts ‘independence’ of governor general’s office and Scott Morrison should have rejected requests for support

Paul Karp

05, Sep, 2022 @11:04 AM

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Scott Morrison tells Sky News he didn’t want to be drawn into ‘political circus’ over secret ministries
Former prime minister says he does not want to engage with those ‘having a big crack at me’ in first TV interview since revelations

Paul Karp

05, Sep, 2022 @7:34 AM

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Plagued: book revealing Morrison’s ministries discloses national security discussions
Book also includes comments about the government’s approach to dealing with China and discussions around Australia’s defence posture

Sarah Martin and Paul Karp

03, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Chris Dawson verdict a big moment for the Australian’s podcast, but redundancies thin ranks | The Weekly Beast
Swathes of national broadsheet devoted to covering guilty verdict in Teacher’s Pet case, while behind the scenes many staff packed up their desks. Plus: date night for Morrison and Murray

Amanda Meade

02, Sep, 2022 @2:34 AM

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Pocock urges Labor to scrap tax cuts – as it happened
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Lisa Cox (now) and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

28, Aug, 2022 @7:30 AM

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