June 30, 2017 6
It is a rare, if ever, event for a cardinal to be charged with a criminal offence, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.
March 17, 2017 3
A number of fake Facebook profiles allegedly associated with Victoria Police social media monitoring have been deleted after questions from Crikey.
October 30, 2015 2
Are Gino and Mark Stocco the modern-day Ned and Dan Kelly? Crikey intern Mark Kearney reports.
August 31, 2015 15
It was on, then it was off, then it was on again, then it was't. How did the Australian Border Force screw up Operation Fortitude so very badly? And won't someone please send poor Peter Dutton a packet of Lemsip?
September 29, 2014 3
Unknown thieves broke into freelance writer Dan Wood's home and stole expensive electronics. With the police unable to use tracking devices such as iCloud to get a warrant, should tech-savvy hipsters take matters into their own hands?
July 17, 2014 2
Victoria has proposed new legislation to keep its police safe -- but when it comes to compensation claims, the state holds emergency workers at arm's length. Former Labor Party state member Tony Lupton reveals the hypocrisy.
February 3, 2014 13
If a bill passes Victorian Parliament this month police will have extraordinary powers to curtail public assembly. Lizzie O’Shea, associate in the social justice practice at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, says basic human rights are under attack.
April 24, 2013 4
Is Julia Gillard actually being investigated? By the police, and not just by News Ltd? Plus other political views noted along the way/
November 8, 2011 1
Ex-police spinner Nicole McKechnie warned the AFP a botched plan to distribute copies of The Australian exposing an anti-terror raid the morning it occurred was flawed.
October 27, 2011 17
A report released this week reveals a trail of misinformation, secret deals and media manipulation by a ministerial adviser that in part provoked the resignation of Victorian Police Commissioner Simon Overland.