'I don't care if they disagree': Prime Minister Scott Morrison doubles down on ICAC attacks

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
Doug Dingwall
By Finn McHugh, Gerard Cockburn, and Doug Dingwall · Updated May 10 2022 - 7:03am, first published 1:20am
PM Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet admit they "disagree" on the state ICAC model on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has lashed out at critics of his stance on an integrity watchdog, saying he doesn't care what lawyers think and suggesting federal bureaucrats are less exposed to corruption than state public servants.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au