Immigration December 2, 2023
New citizenship laws being rushed through parliament will require judges to define ‘Australian values’ and ask them to impose what critics call a ‘civil death penalty’.
Environment December 2, 2023
Labor has wrested support for its legislation to save the Murray–Darling Basin with concessions to the Greens and independent senators, but the plan’s heavy reliance on water buybacks will do little to appease farmers and state governments.
World November 25, 2023
Death toll soars in Ukraine. Chinese sonar incident injures Australian divers. Genocide fears in Sudan.
Law & Crime November 25, 2023
In an interview with The Saturday Paper, the attorney-general explains his overhaul of national secrecy laws to limit their use, amid concerns about exceptions for information that could prejudice the ‘effective working of government’.
Education November 25, 2023
As figures reveal public schools are underfunded by more than $6 billion a year, unpublished research shows politicians are twice as likely as the general public to be privately educated.