sarah-martin

Article image
Greens signal fresh fight over fossil fuels as Labor revamps safeguard mechanism to cut industrial emissions
Albanese government confident its policy will have bipartisan support, limiting the Greens’ ability to secure any concessions

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

18, Aug, 2022 @8:55 AM

Article image
The cognitive dissonance of Scott Morrison’s secret ministry defence is mind-boggling | Sarah Martin
He wants us to believe his portfolio pilfering was perfectly rational – but at the same time he admits colleagues couldn’t be told because they’d be shocked

Sarah Martin

17, Aug, 2022 @7:16 AM

Article image
Scott Morrison registers private company and appoints himself director
In early August the former prime minister registered Triginta, ‘30’ in Latin, a private company whose sole shareholder was himself

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

17, Aug, 2022 @12:59 AM

Article image
Morrison liked to think he was unchained from orthodoxy – but was he actually unhinged from reality? | Sarah Martin
The revelation the former PM had five secret portfolios demonstrates his contempt for colleagues and the longstanding conventions that underpin Australia’s democracy

Sarah Martin

16, Aug, 2022 @11:14 AM

Article image
Scott Morrison secretly appointed to five ministries, including Treasury and home affairs, says PM
Anthony Albanese says former prime minister oversaw ‘unprecedented trashing of our democracy’ as Morrison’s colleagues Ken Wyatt and Karen Andrews call for him to be held accountable

Josh Butler and Sarah Martin

16, Aug, 2022 @10:02 AM

Article image
Barnaby Joyce says ‘nothing illegal done’ by former PM amid calls to resign – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Natasha May

16, Aug, 2022 @9:04 AM

Article image
Scott Morrison accused of ‘bias’ in blocking Pep-11 gas permit using extraordinary ministerial powers
PM alleged to have ‘predetermined’ application after project was blocked despite recommendation to the contrary by national petroleum administrator

Sarah Martin and Lisa Cox

15, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

Article image
Scott Morrison faces probe over secret ministry claims as government seeks legal advice
Former prime minister declines to comment as Peter Dutton and other senior ministers say they were ‘not aware’ of appointments

Josh Butler and Sarah Martin

15, Aug, 2022 @9:31 AM

Article image
Scott Morrison used self-appointed powers to override minister on unpopular Pep-11 gas-drilling permit
Government sources say Morrison took control of Keith Pitt’s portfolio to reject exploration licence in lead-up to election

Sarah Martin

15, Aug, 2022 @5:06 AM

Article image
Anthony Albanese seeks legal advice over reports Scott Morrison secretly swore himself into ministry roles
Former prime minister’s senior cabinet colleagues say they were unaware he allegedly swore himself into three ministry positions

Josh Butler and Sarah Martin

15, Aug, 2022 @12:23 AM

Article image
Long Covid clinic wait times blow out to five months as Australia’s health experts call for national approach
Hospitals across the country are bracing for increased demand for specialised treatment and rehabilitation after winter Omicron wave

Sarah Martin

13, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

Article image
Clive Palmer ordered to pay part of Mark McGowan’s legal costs; 87 more Covid deaths – As it happened
All the day’s news, as it happened

Caitlin Cassidy and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

11, Aug, 2022 @8:35 AM

1 / 81 pages