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Pauline Hanson disavows Fraser Anning, revealing muddy One Nation infighting

Pauline Hanson disavows Fraser Anning, revealing muddy One Nation infighting

Surprised that Pauline Hanson has lashed out at Fraser Anning for his racist first speech? Don't be.

Nazi-inspired senator gets the outrage he wants, not the obscurity we need

Nazi-inspired senator gets the outrage he wants, not the obscurity we need

The outrage greeting the maiden speech of a Queensland senator only serves his desperate need fo name recognition. Don't give it to him.

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

It might seem like a big ask, but recent history has all signs pointing to yes. These are proven tactics that are becoming more and more common.

Australia's 25 million is nothing compared to the coming boom

Australia's 25 million is nothing compared to the coming boom

Our population has skyrocketed, and city planning refuses to keep up, but the most recent milestone won't be impressive for long.

There's something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

There's something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

We now have a media and political culture in which the pressure is to be ever more extreme — which is why racism is now becoming part of "civilised discourse".

Australia's immigration: just the facts

Australia's immigration: just the facts

Some basic data on overseas-born Australians shows they're healthier, older and better educated than locally-born Australians.

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Australian policy condemns deported Tamil asylum seeker

Thileepan Gnaneswaran has been permanently separated from his family, as Australia continues to operate under flawed logic on Tamil refugees.

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H was held for months in adult detention, away from his family in NSW, while Peter Dutton publicly threatened to send him to New Zealand. Today, he's free.

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Remarkably, Australia is putting its relationship with China in potential trouble by acknowledging Taiwan as a country.

Child's rights should prevent father's urgent deportation: lawyer

Child's rights should prevent father's urgent deportation: lawyer

The deportation of a Tamil man may take place just days after his partner and infant daughter received a safe haven visa.