Last month, a federal scandal saw Michaelia Cash and Michael Keenan walk free, as a complete lack of accountability saw the AFP unwilling to continue their investigation. It has renewed calls for greater oversight.
Well, in a reverse as typical as it is disheartening, criminal charges will not be laid against anyone involved in the AFP raid of the AWU. This includes Michaelia Cash.
Federal member Michaelia Cash just lost her bit to keep the details of the AFP raid on union headquarters a secret, as now she’ll have to turn everything over.
Yesterday, Michaelia Cash told the ABC that she could live on the $40 a day the unemployed do, because she did the same thing backpacking. Her nonsense highlights an obvious fact: they don’t get it.
Michaelia Cash might be the latest example of it, but the general idea our ministers possess is that failure does not equate to removal from office.
The rebirth of the whiteboard, a butchered cover and a pile of double entendres ruined AusPol’s birthday cake this week. Just you wait until your father gets home.
While her outburst was deplorable, it seems that Cash might have been on the money. A true cultural change is in order.
Last year, after the federal police raided the AWU offices, Michaelia Cash denied it was politically motivated. However, she must now turn over all related documentation to the High Court.
Women in power face a continuous climb, a task made all the more arduous by their detractors’ refusal to acknowledge that the hill actually exists.
Conrad Liveris, Christine Lagarde and Joe Hockey agree quotas for women in management work. So why doesn’t the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women?