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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Dutton rewrites lyrics to Same Love, asks NRL if he can perform it at grand final

Crikey September 29, 2017 3 Comments

Dutton's version includes the lyric "I’d rather die than live in a gender-fluid world".

Dutton, in cahoots with PNG authorities, blatantly disregards Supreme Court decision

Greg Barns 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.

Peter Dutton hasn’t yet revoked this man’s visa, but don’t hold your breath

Greg Barns 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.

How the Greens outfoxed the Coalition and might have killed the citizenship changes

Sally Whyte September 14, 2017 9 Comments

The clock is ticking on Dutton's citizenship rules after a motion from the Greens and some lucky timing.

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 8, 2017 1 Comment

Is Joel Bowden mulling a political career? ... Culleton knows the law ... Guardian has it both ways ...

Peter Dutton cancels visa a third time, undermines the High Court in under an hour

Greg Barns 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.

How Dutton is slowly undermining the rule of law in Australia

Michael Bradley September 1, 2017 26 Comments

Peter Dutton has sent an unequivocal signal that he holds the human rights of asylum seekers to be non-existent, insignificant or, at best, an inconvenience. Which might turn out to be bad news for his own department.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey August 29, 2017 7 Comments

Capitalism rushes in where culture wars fear to tread ... Pauline Hanson, jailbird ... Peter Dutton, actual potato ...

Government cynically seeks asylum from the judiciary when it comes to refugees

Michael Bradley August 29, 2017 22 Comments

The government's recent announcement that the few asylum seekers on Australian soil will have their support cut off seems needlessly cruel. But it is actually part of a considered plan to avoid judicial responsibility.

Why is the government kicking asylum seekers out of their homes?

Sally Whyte August 28, 2017 22 Comments

The government has announced it will stop providing welfare to asylum seekers living in Australia for medical treatment. But how many such people are there, how did they get here in the first place, and is the move really about preventing a court challenge?