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News February 24, 2018
Joyce gone, but Coalition still a mess
Embarrassing gaffes, recalcitrance, infighting and Joyce’s resignation – the hits just keep on coming for the Coalition.
News February 10, 2018
AFP identifies cabinet files’ owner
As police discover who originally owned the two safes full of cabinet-level documents obtained by the ABC, the prime minister calls for heads to roll.
News February 17, 2018
Turnbull caught by Hobson’s Joyce
As Barnaby Joyce clings to the Nationals leadership, his Coalition colleagues watch and wait for further fallout from his indiscretions.
News February 03, 2018
Exclusive: All 57 ASIO refugee case warnings revised after review
As evidence emerges of Scott Morrison’s interference with ASIO’s refugee assessments, figures show every warning given by the agency since 2012 was ultimately revised down.
News January 27, 2018
Australia and drone warfare
As a former chief of army predicts that joint strike fighters will be the military’s last manned aircraft, what checks will prevent civilian deaths by drones?
News December 23, 2017
Nationals’ power plays
Speculation of paybacks and game-playing within the Coalition leaves Malcolm Turnbull with an uneasy pathway into the new year.
Culture December 23, 2017
Songlines and ancient stories
An exhibition at the National Museum of Australia preserves the ancient stories of Indigenous elders for future generations.
News December 16, 2017
Gina Rinehart and the Galilee
As Adani draws public ire over its Abbot Point rail line, Gina Rinehart awaits the benefits of another NAIF deal to open up the Galilee.
News December 09, 2017
Malcolm Turnbull and citizenship
With the dual citizenship spotlight turning from Coalition to Labor MPs, Malcolm Turnbull is enjoying the spoils of good timing rather than good negotiation.
News December 02, 2017
Alt-right links to the ‘No’ case
As the parliament moves to legislate for same-sex marriage, the involvement of the alt-right in the ‘No’ case becomes clear.
News November 25, 2017
Foreign policy depends on US priorities
The new foreign affairs white paper – the first comprehensive review in 14 years – acknowledges the shift in power in our region from the United States to China, but has no prescription for how Australia should deal with it.
News November 18, 2017
Yes! Australia votes for equality
As marriage equality receives resounding support from the public, a bill that was 13 years in the making is hurried into parliament.