By this author
News May 20, 2017
The lessons of the WannaCry cyber attack
The global WannaCry cyber attack reveals the vulnerability of our networked computer systems, and the disastrously risky practices of Western intelligence services.
News April 29, 2017
What happened on Manus Island
Peter Dutton’s reckless characterisation of the cause of gunfire on the Manus Island camp only serves to inflame tensions.
News May 06, 2017
The misguided bans on men’s rights film ‘The Red Pill’
Calls to ban a controversial film about men’s rights activists serve only to lend a substandard work gravitas.
News April 22, 2017
Government dismisses shootings on Manus Island
With numerous shots fired at the Manus Island detention centre, the danger to detainees and Australian staff has become undeniable to all but the Australian government.
News April 22, 2017
The promise of renowned neurosurgeon Charlie Teo
For some brain cancer patients, Charlie Teo is seen as a final ray of hope who’s willing to tackle so-called inoperable tumours. But to many of his neurosurgeon peers, the myths far outweigh the miracles.
News April 08, 2017
Filming ‘Chauka’ at Manus Island’s detention facilities
A collaboration between a journalist held on Manus Island and a filmmaker in Holland shows life in detention in all its stark monotony.
News April 01, 2017
Pete Evans and the rejection of science
As a celebrity chef, Pete Evans has enjoyed enormous success. But now the man who celebrated the paleo diet is using his profile to further peddle his distrust of science.
News March 25, 2017
Don Dale guard Conan Zamolo’s disturbing testimony
As the royal commission continues in the Northern Territory, a culture of brutal dysfunction emerges.
News March 18, 2017
RSL in the wars
Plagued by scandal, the RSL has become increasingly about commemoration and less about advocating for veterans.
News March 11, 2017
Inside President Trump’s Camelot
As Donald Trump’s administration marks 50 days in office, the scenes from his White House become yet more narcissistic and bizarre.
News March 04, 2017
Safety fears for Manus Island murder witness
As the Immigration Department faced senate estimates, a witness to the murder of Reza Barati fears retribution from the man he helped convict.
News February 18, 2017
Centrelink’s debt collection ‘pushed him over the edge’
As Centrelink continues its campaign of flawed and inscrutable debt collection, a young man commits suicide.