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Image of Nationals MP Michael Johnsen, who has quit NSW parliament. Image supplied by Michael Johnsen / AAP Image

The Politics

The first ‘scalp’

How is it that only one MP has fallen?

Image of Liberal Party federal vice-president Teena McQueen appearing on the ABC’s Q&A in 2019. Image via ABC

The Politics

The woman problem

The Coalition’s women don’t appear up to the task of fixing sexism in government

Image of Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne and Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference today. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

The Politics

Trading places

Scott Morrison announces his women-focused cabinet reshuffle

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison on A Current Affair last night. Image via A Current Affair

The Politics

Man vs women

Scott Morrison is making an enemy of women

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Question Time today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Quota, unquota

How serious is the Liberal Party about the idea of quotas?

Image of Liberal senator Eric Abetz during Senate estimates today. Image © Lukas Coch / AAP Image

The Politics

Disgrace of the day

The PM fumbled his first chance to show he is now listening to women

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

The man in the glass house

Scott Morrison sure is throwing a lot of stones

Image of Phil Gaetjens, the secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, speaking in a Senate estimates hearing today. Image via Sky News

The Politics

A cover up of a cover up

Who knew that the “who knew what, and when” inquiry had been paused, and when?

Image of a protest sign at Monday’s March 4 Justice in Perth.

The Politics

What women want

A week in which women raised their voices, and the government covered its ears

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg arriving for a press conference at Parliament House today. Image © Lukas Coch / AAP Image

The Politics

Stick to the plan?

The Morrison government’s plans are falling apart

Image of Liberal MP Nicolle Flint addressing the House of Representatives. Image via ABC News

The Politics

‘Above politics’

Getting your glass house in order

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking in Question Time today.

The Politics

A swing and a miss

Scott Morrison’s marketing instincts are failing him

Image of former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins speaking at the Canberra March 4 Justice rally today. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Silent no more

The attorney-general sues for silence on the same day women break theirs.

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The Politics

‘Relevant discussions’

What kind of discussions might James Hooke have had with Christian Porter?

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference this morning. Image via ABC News

The Politics

Flight risk

The government’s new airfare subsidy may be yet another ticket to scandal