Julie Bishop’s brother profits from protecting the banks

This piece of investigative journalism by Shane Dowling was published in Kangaroo Court in Australia. It provides a glimpse into one part of the association between the Turnbull government and the banks. Julie Bishop’s brother is a partner in Clayton Utz, the law firm defending the banks in the Current Royal Commission, and it stands to make tens of millions out of it. Kangaroo Court in Australia is an independent site, dedicated to investigative reporting of political, judicial and police corruption.

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Royal Commission into finance industry exposes some truths but the problem is systemic

By Joe Montero

The Turnbull government compelled by circumstances to respond to popular pressure of action on the banks, the disclosures of whistleblowers and finally rebellion among its Coalition partners in the National party, with a Royal Commission. Continue reading Royal Commission into finance industry exposes some truths but the problem is systemic

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