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Musical chairs turns into a nightmare on Macquarie Street

Musical chairs turns into a nightmare on Macquarie Street

If you thought the Liberal Party’s Wentworth preselection was messy, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

  • by Kylar Loussikian

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CBD: Mum's the word when it comes to office politics

CBD: Mum's the word when it comes to office politics

We’ve heard it’s tough times in Canberra filing the post-spill staffer shortage, but we didn’t realise it was this tough!

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Number crunch: Can Polley count what's in her pocket

Number crunch: Can Polley count what's in her pocket

On what planet is an increase in money a funding cut, but who knows, maybe that's where we're at.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Sharks draw up wishlist to help invest development millions

Sharks draw up wishlist to help invest development millions

At least one Macquarie banker is on the wish list, along with a number of other names drawn from the Martin Place end of the city.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: Low blows and Hachette men in fight by the book

CBD: Low blows and Hachette men in fight by the book

The 1MDB scandal is a fraud “of unprecedented gall and magnitude”, a story that includes Las Vegas casinos, the downfall of a prime minister, supermodels and seized mega-yachts.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: Celebrating the long life of a brief that Gabrielle Upton left

CBD: Celebrating the long life of a brief that Gabrielle Upton left

Staffer legend has it, when attorney-general, Gabrielle Upton left a policy brief in for so long that her office threw the document a birthday party.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
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CBD: Transformation, innovation and an office sex scandal

CBD: Transformation, innovation and an office sex scandal

Difficult: deciphering management consultant jargon. Easier: spotting an office sex scandal wrapped up in a lawsuit for the payment of a six figure bonus.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: Chinese whispers in Canberra press gallery
Parliament House

CBD: Chinese whispers in Canberra press gallery

The Canberra Press Gallery has been home to all sorts over the years, from the mad to the bad, but Australian Insider may be the strangest of the lot.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: Seeking a Shepherd as BCA flock scatters
Tony Shepherd

CBD: Seeking a Shepherd as BCA flock scatters

Grant King's job as Business Council President is under threat as unhappy members push for return of Tony Shepherd.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: The deal with the art of dealing with the arts
Sam Walsh

CBD: The deal with the art of dealing with the arts

There’s one thing that’s bound to raise more interest than the Jean Dubuffet sculpture at Sydney Contemporary: who will be the next Australia Council chief

  • by Kylar Loussikian
CBD: King-sized field to replace Turnbull in Wentworth

CBD: King-sized field to replace Turnbull in Wentworth

There’s a new twist to the crowded field to replace Malcolm Turnbull as the Liberal candidate for the bluer-than-blue ribbon seat of Wentworth.

  • by Kylar Loussikian