Peter Dutton is proposing that former Coalition MPs and staffers — including ones with hardline anti-civil liberties views — sign off on requests from foreign spy agencies to wiretap Australians.
COVIDSafe is built on legally shaky foundations by a government operating with a trust deficit. Not a great start.
Good morning, early birds. Julian Assange’s extradition hearing is underway in London, and ASIO has sounded a warning that neo-Nazis are one of Australia’s top security threats. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey readers respond to the case of 'Witness J' and Australia's neglect of its intelligence personnel, while elsewhere readers discuss the dark legacy of Trump mentor Roy Cohn and lament the death of medivac policy.
How much support are intelligence agencies giving their officers? Growing pressures on our intelligence officials may well harm our national security.
Good morning, early birds. A former ASIO director is urging Chinese-Australians to assist security agencies in weeding out Chinese interference, and the immigration minister wants to help new refugees adjust to rural life Down Under. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. Turkey has agreed to a permanent ceasefire following its invasion of northern Syria, and a former ASIO official is charged with breaching secrecy laws. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
ASIO's budget has dramatically increased in recent years, and yet it is sill whining that it needs even more funding and spies.
Good morning, early birds. The government is facing pressure to spark Australia's sluggish economy, and ASIO reports that it is 'spread thin' in the face of mounting threats. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.