An informal part of the Westminster process has come under the spotlight during voting on a key piece of Brexit legislation.
Cory Bernardi was recently caught up in a dispute over whether he had correctly disclosed a property he owns.
Politicians should be subject to a penalty regime similar to the far more stringent one that applies to company directors.
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron outside Number 10 Downing Street, where he’ll be able to remain should there be a hung parliament.
Britain looks set for another hung parliament after the May 7 election – a prospect that gets people surprisingly muddled. Australia could teach Britain's leaders a lesson in caretaker governments.
Geoff Shaw’s potential expulsion from Victorian parliament raises serious questions about the scope of the Legislative Assembly’s powers and the way they are exercised.
Independent MP Geoff Shaw should be grateful the opposition is only proposing to expel him from Victorian state parliament. It could be worse. Victoria’s Legislative Assembly still has the power to lock…