Editorial: The lobbyist prime minister

Summary: Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s anticipated move from politics to lobbying exemplifies a concerning trend in Australian politics, where public officials transition to roles representing corporate interests. Morrison’s reported upcoming role with a British defense company, following his significant push for increased military spending, illustrates his focus on personal gain over national interest. These… Read More

Scott Morrison’s secret ministries undermine public trust – and we should be deeply concerned

The secrecy and evasiveness of Morrison’s conduct is consistent with many of his attributes as prime minister. There can be little doubt that the issue of public and personal integrity permeated and ultimately overwhelmed the recent election. There was, except among the diehards, a general sigh of relief that nearly a decade of a government… Read More