Josh TaylorJun 5, 2017
Labor Senator Sam Dastyari caught up in London attack, and ASIO find cache of government files in Canberra raid.
Bernard KeaneJun 1, 201728 Comments
The essentialist view of terrorism peddled by Tony Abbott is self-serving, both because it is aimed at undermining Malcolm Turnbull, and because it helps perpetuate the War on Terror.
Josh TaylorMay 31, 201728 Comments
All of a sudden Australia's right wing seems to have fallen out of love with our chief spy agency.
CrikeyApr 10, 2017
Irvine has no business or financial experience of any kind.
Bernard KeaneMar 27, 201720 Comments
In undermining the capacity of security agencies to work effectively with Australia's Muslim communities, Pauline Hanson's vilification of Muslims increases the risk of a terror attack.
CrikeyMar 3, 2017
In response to questions from Crikey yesterday, the department reiterated previous statements in January given to tech publications.
Bernard KeaneMar 1, 20176 Comments
Now that we know ASIO has pursued journalists' sources using data retention laws, did George Brandis comply with his own law requiring him to tell a parliamentary committee about it?
CrikeyOct 19, 20162 Comments
Existential threat ... eau de PM ... Macdonald Watch ...
Feb 3, 201610 Comments
Remember when The Australian mocked journalists for saying ASIO's new national security laws went too far?
Bernard KeaneDec 18, 20158 Comments
The head of ASIO is accused of harming free speech with his anodyne observations about demonising Muslims. But his critics weren't too worried about free speech under Tony Abbott.