October 4, 2017 23 Comments
Turnbull's legislation threatens “one of the most fundamental safeguards of personal liberty”.
September 29, 2017 4 Comments
Earlier this year, the PNG Supreme Court declared Australia's offshore detention program on Manus Island unlawful, expecting Australia would be sufficiently chastened, and take steps to wind back its illegal activities. That, however, is not what happened.
September 18, 2017 3 Comments
Mr Khalil's visa was denied on the basis of a conviction in a kangaroo court -- the Israeli military court system. But don't expect that to matter to Peter Dutton.
September 6, 2017 25 Comments
Peter Dutton has used secret information to cancel AJ Graham's visa. The High Court said no dice. But an hour after the judgment, Dutton doubled down and canceled his visa again.
August 8, 2017 6 Comments
Comcare is a workplace regulator with serious teeth. So why is it not doing more to stop what is happening on Manus Island?
July 25, 2017 23 Comments
Just how well is Peter Dutton handling his expanded ministerial power? For one thing, he seems to be able to decide people's fate in about the amount of time it takes to watch Law and Order.
June 29, 2017 10 Comments
The issue is one of what is termed "apprehended bias", made famous during the Dyson Heydon controversy of 2015.
June 8, 2017 15 Comments
Our prison system thinks it is acceptable to subject troubled young people to enduring isolation, boredom, capricious discipline and humiliation.
May 31, 2017 1 Comment
Prisoners are not receiving adequate mental health care, with sometimes fatal consequences.
April 2, 2013 20 Comments
National campaign director of the newly formed WikiLeaks Party, Greg Barns, outlines how Julian Assange could become a Senator -- and how to deal with the pesky not-actually-in-Australia issue.