The bar continues to lower in Canberra…
Vicious threats, attacks and controversy have been dominating an otherwise mundane political landscape.
Liberal Senator Michaelia Cash has come under fire for a heated exchange during Senate estimates, meanwhile the spotlight is on Barnaby Joyce for his conduct surrounding a relationship with a former staffer. It seems like the “personal” is taking over politics, and lowering the accepted bar of professionalism along with it.
Reporting for Panorama, I take a look at what many are calling a “new low” in Australian politics.