February 8, 2018 6
The government says it will water down parts of its foreign interference bill that journalists were most worried about. But the bill is still broad, and there are concerns about how journalists will be affected.
January 11, 2018 11
This move adds yet another layer on existing legislation that is designed to protect the government from embarrassment, rather than from genuine threats.
August 7, 2017 20
The discovery of an unsuccessful plot to bring down an airliner should raise serious questions about whether our massive national security spending is making us any safer.
July 26, 2017 4
Australia has a shallow gene pool when it comes to intelligence commentary and the response to the latest intelligence review shows it.
July 21, 2017 15
As both Labor and Liberals seek to exploit voter discontent over globalisation, do neoliberals have a response to the crisis engulfing the dominant economic dogma of the last 30 years?
July 21, 2017
Turnbull is still as reliant on traditional media outlets as he is social media, despite a concerted push in his office to bypass them.
July 19, 2017 7
What should have been a fundamental review of how we conduct and oversee intelligence-gathering has instead become an opportunity to expand and entrench the security bureaucracy.
July 19, 2017 13
Not merely was Attorney-General George Brandis required to support losing his key functions yesterday, he was required to explain why it was such a good idea.
July 18, 2017 46
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a home affairs portfolio, in a major win for Peter Dutton that reflects how weak the Prime Minister is.
June 26, 2017 21
In feting the criminal David Petraeus, Malcolm Turnbull demonstrates his government's hypocrisy on national security.