politics

immigration June 25, 2022

The last-ditch attempt to deport the Biloela family

Days before the federal election, the Morrison government sent an unexpected letter to the Nadesalingam family, threatening to bar any further bridging visas.

health June 25, 2022

The fight for NDIS support

Kate, 17, was taken to hospital for surgery to improve her life. It has led to a months-long battle with the hospital and the NDIS for a dramatically increased support plan.

politics June 25, 2022

Exclusive: Morrison’s late change to ministerial standards

In one of his last acts as prime minister, Scott Morrison amended the ministerial standards to finally deal with sexual assault and harassment.

resources June 25, 2022

Energy crisis: The truth behind the price surge

The near collapse of the east coast energy market has its roots in decades of political appeasement directed at fossil fuel interests.

indigenous affairs June 25, 2022

Inside the Northern Territory’s intervention

Fifteen years after their report was cited as the basis for the Northern Territory intervention, the authors of ‘Little Children Are Sacred’ say successive governments have used them to justify an authoritarian regime.

law & crime December 11, 2021

The Liberal pushing for an integrity commission

John Alexander wants the attorney-general to build a new cross-party integrity commission, worried the issue will ‘end up like climate change’.

ir December 11, 2021

Coalition targets Jewish voters in Goldstein, Wentworth

Spending on ads attacking Labor over Israel outstrips almost all other Liberal spots so far.

immigration December 11, 2021

Who are the people failing Australia’s visa ‘character test’?

Under the amended section 501 of the Migration Act, the federal government has the power to cancel or refuse visas and deport people who fail a ‘character test’ – even those who assumed they were Australian citizens.

health December 4, 2021

Omicron variant: What happens now

New details have emerged regarding the spread of Omicron to Europe, but it is still not clear how significant the Covid-19 strain will be.

environment December 4, 2021

Independents: Inside the insurrection of the centre

A string of independents who have broken away from conservative politics could define the next parliament.

media December 4, 2021

Exclusive: Barnaby Joyce warns drunk MPs after Jenkins report

As Barnaby Joyce warned his colleagues against getting caught when drunk in public, it has emerged Scott Morrison removed references to respect from the ministerial code of conduct.