Barnaby Joyce has denied he breached ministerial standards with the employment of his partner, Vikki Campion.
The appointment of ministerial advisers is based on a party-political network of patronage, where the primary consideration is loyalty to the political party – not merit.
Nick Greiner’s business connections would be helpful in the urgent need for the strapped Liberal Party to raise funds.
Nick Greiner's business connections would be helpful in the urgent need for the strapped party to raise funds.
Liberal Party executives were due on Friday to examine an internal review of last year's federal election campaign.
The Liberals’ new federal director will have to get on with Malcolm Turnbull, which can be a challenge in itself.
It is the dream apparatchik job, but you would need to be brave to want it just now. The Liberal Party is looking for a new federal director, after the resignation of stalwart Tony Nutt.
In his statement Tony Nutt acknowledged, without going into specifics, that criticism was made of the last campaign.
Liberal Party federal director Tony Nutt has announced his resignation, ahead of the party's federal executive reviewing the lessons from the 2016 election campaign.
Tony Nutt strongly defended the Coalition’s election campaign against criticism that it was not negative enough against Bill Shorten and Labor.
Liberal Party director Tony Nutt has warned of potential dangers and difficulties in seeking to ban foreign political donations.
Brian Loughnane has been campaign director for the federal Coalition in four elections.
Tony Nutt, former close advisor to John Howard, is set to become the new federal director of the Liberal Party after Brian Loughnane confirmed on Thursday that he will soon leave the job.
Federal Liberal Party director Brian Loughnane is in an awkward position.
As ministers jostle ahead of Malcolm Turnbull’s reshuffle for survival or advancement, attention is also on the future of Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane. Loughnane is husband of Peta Credlin…