April 3, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
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.
October 27, 2011 4
Today media writer Margaret Simons provides a forensic breakdown of the OPI report tabled in Victorian Parliament this morning entitled Crossing the Line.
October 21, 2011 163
Victoria Police have acted on Lord Mayor Robert Doyle's demands to evict members of Occupy Melbourne from their indefinite camp in City Square, calling in the force's shield-wielding riot squad to disperse the tent city.
October 5, 2011 2
The Australian Federal Police is attempting to suppress details of its dealings with The Australian over the controversial Cameron Stewart scoop concerning the 2009 anti terrorism Operation Neath.
July 29, 2011 9
Advocacy groups have been pushing to kick police units out of investigations into police matters for almost 20 years, writes Crikey intern Katie Weiss. Now there's a renewed push.
June 21, 2011
The Simon Artz "Oz Leaks" case returned to the Melbourne Magistrates' Court this morning but rumoured fireworks mooted in the lead-up -- that News Limited lawyers would try to have the proceedings moved in camera to protect its star associate editor Cameron Stewart -- failed to eventuate.
June 17, 2011 6
Sometime in the next couple of months, probably in August, the Victorian Office of Police Integrity will release its report on the complaint that Police Commissioner Simon Overland made against his deputy, Sir Ken Jones. Media leaking and media conduct will be at the heart of that report.
April 21, 2011 4
Is the Labor Government of South Australia controlled by the Catholic Right?
June 7, 2010 1
The case in which The Australian newspaper is seeking to suppress a report critical of its conduct was due to begin in the Federal Court this morning but was repeatedly delayed today.
May 6, 2010 6
The Victorian Office of Police Integrity has accused The Australian newspaper of running a campaign against it as a strategic move in the run-up to tomorrow’s Federal Court hearing in the so-called "Oz Leaks" case.