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ASIS agents fired guns while boozing, and lied to IGIS about it

The government wants Australians to entrust the Australian Secret Intelligence Service with ever-greater intelligence-gathering powers, but ASIS can’t even keep guns out of the hands of agents who have been drinking.

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Media briefs: Greste on war and journalism … craggy-faced women … SMH questions Baird …

Could Australia tolerate a crabby-faced woman on its TV screens, asks Virginia Trioli. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

The PM believes in radio … working for the dole as a journo … preference gossip in Victoria …

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Trade officials gather in Canberra — to undermine the national interest

Canberra is hosting the current round of talks to try to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty — despite the damage it will inflict on the national interest.

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Letter from Rob Oakeshott: thank you for contracting Ebola

Former federal independent MP Rob Oakeshott thanks Ebola victim Thomas Duncan — his death will be a wake-up call to the “advanced” world.

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Intelligence committee wants ‘foreign fighter’ changes — and a much bigger role

The powerful Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security wants significant changes to the government’s “foreign fighters” legislation — and a much greater future role for itself in overseeing legislation.

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Your quick guide to multinational tax dodging

Multinational tax avoidance is a truly massive problem — but defining it is the first of many challenges.

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Essential: Abbott gains ground, and what do voters think about wealth?

The Coalition and Tony Abbott re gaining ground with voters on the back of national security, but so far the gains have come from the minor parties.

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The end of Tinder for Mandarins? PM&C cracks down on social media

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s already absurd social media restrictions are now even sillier and more draconian.

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Talk of MH17 oxygen mask nothing but trash disaster porn

Media reports are saying one of the passengers of downed flight MH17 was “wearing” an oxygen mask. This isn’t true — and it’s nothing but disaster porn to say so.

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More Qs than As: reflecting on Q & A’s mental health episode

Did this week’s panel do justice to the topic of mental health? We ask the experts.

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Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

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