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Is Peter Dutton a risk to national security?

Is Peter Dutton a risk to national security?

Malcolm Turnbull says Peter Dutton has questions to answer about national security. He's right — Dutton's record in key areas is at odds with his hardline reputation.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

For nearly two decades the Coalition has been committed to an open-door policy for workers and foreign students in service to a neoliberal agenda. Now this, too, has backfired on them.

The call is coming from inside the house

The call is coming from inside the house

A white supremacist killer has again shown us the violent hatred that lurks inside us. Don’t turn away without acknowledging it.

Security agencies warned us about right-wing terrorism. We ignored them.

Security agencies warned us about right-wing terrorism. We ignored them.

White supremacists have the same agenda of terror as jihadists but have operated with the indulgence of the media and politicians, even as security agencies warned us about them.

PM names airport after Nancy-Bird Walton, while her Australian descendants are made stateless

PM names airport after Nancy-Bird Walton, while her Australian descendants are made stateless

Australian aviation pioneer Nancy-Bird Walton's nieces have been rendered temporarily stateless due to an "administrative error".

Morrison's Christmas Island plan will be a costly disaster

Morrison's Christmas Island plan will be a costly disaster

Australia is set for years of costly legal battles — with the possibility of punitive damages — if plans to transfer sick asylum seekers to Christmas Island go ahead.

Home Affairs thrashes about in the quicksand of Paladin

Home Affairs thrashes about in the quicksand of Paladin

Despite bureaucrats' attempts to justify the appointment of the mysterious Paladin company to provide offshore processing services, plenty of questions remain about the scandal.

Home Affairs lets Paladin self-report on whether it is meeting its obligations

Home Affairs lets Paladin self-report on whether it is meeting its obligations

Home Affairs has failed to learn the lesson of previous contract debacles by letting controversial detention firm Paladin self-report with little risk of audit.

The medivac bill is a minor win, but it teases a more compassionate Australia

The medivac bill is a minor win, but it teases a more compassionate Australia

Australian asylum policy has been a 20-year fight to the bottom. Is there finally a turning point in sight?

'With hope in your heart': Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

'With hope in your heart': Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

Hakeem did not walk into Melbourne's international terminal alone yesterday, and it wasn't just Craig Foster by his side.