Federal Politics

Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is the former Editor-at-large at The Canberra Times and writes a regular column

Westminster's parliamentary committees, unlike ours, know how to get to the point.

Incompetence a cup with no bottom

The parallels go right down to misleading threats and ultimatums issued to "clients", bad algorithms and drawing misleading conclusions from matching incompatible data.

The federal and ACT parliaments are inquiring into the need for, and form of, anti-corruption agencies for their ...

Nothing to see here, move on

The federal and ACT public services say they have no serious integrity problems. But who's actually looking?

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 16 February 2017. ...

Only pests will benefit from pesticide agency move

Whether Barnaby Joyce or Pauline Hanson is the wiser statesman, the better politician or the more intelligent citizen is a moot question upon which few could hold a certain opinion, for now at least.