defence February 24, 2024
ANALYSIS: The government’s changes to the navy’s surface fleet solve nothing and leave the country with inappropriate, expensive and oversized ships – all for the sake of winning votes in two states.
law & crime February 24, 2024
Supporters of Julian Assange gathered outside a London court this week hoping for the WikiLeaks founder’s freedom, but the fate of the ‘world’s most famous political prisoner’ remains in the balance.
immigration February 24, 2024
For the past week Peter Dutton has repeatedly lied about funding cuts to border protection, with some experts warning his rhetoric has created a pull factor for people smugglers.
asia pacific February 17, 2024
A change of attitude has helped propel Indonesia’s new president to the nation’s top job – but will he be able to maintain it now he has the role he coveted for 20 years?
law & crime February 17, 2024
The civil case brought by former ACT director of public prosecutions Shane Drumgold has probed the extensive communications between The Australian and the head of the inquiry into his handling of the Bruce Lehrmann trial.
politics February 17, 2024
Barnaby Joyce’s drunken behaviour has opened a rift in the Coalition, with plans being made to replace him in New England. Ultimately, however, he is too powerful a figure in the party to be disciplined.
environment February 17, 2024
The handling of an unfair dismissal case has again exposed concern about the running of the Bureau of Meteorology, which continues to fail its international obligations and miss other targets.
immigration February 17, 2024
The government has not been able to account for $80 million paid to support asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, as advocates reveal financial assistance stopped months ago.