Debra Jopson

is a Sydney-based investigative reporter.

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News April 11, 2015

Leyonhjelm and gun lobby hijack senate inquiry

The gun violence inquiry has been co-opted by lobbyists led by Senator David Leyonhjelm to stall firearm controls.

News January 24, 2015

US arms suppliers overrule courts in Australia with ITAR

Cowed by American regulations, local courts have allowed arms manufacturers significant exemptions from human rights law.

Travel November 22, 2014

Borneo to be wild in the Sarawak jungle

Heading into the steamy rainforests of Sarawak is less about getting away from it all than letting it all sink in.

News March 22, 2014

ASIO resists scrutiny on passport cancellations

As Australia’s lead spy agency grows in size and powers, a crack in the legal system shows how it operates and cannot be challenged.

News February 28, 2014

Fiona Nash denies conflict of interest for chief of staff

A star rating system designed to help obese Australians lose weight appears an unhealthy distraction for the Coalition.