Not unexpectedly, the government's attempt to attack Bill Shorten via the Registered Organisations Commission has blown up spectacularly.
The AFP raid on the AWU for a GetUp donation in 2005 has plenty of risks for a government that is developing an image of using the police to harass its opponents.
The Australian Federal Police's casual dismissal of a serious breach of data retention laws is appropriate given the way those laws were passed.
The Australian Federal Police has twice, in less than a year, shown an entire lack of respect for the journalists and their sources, in defiance of the law.
The Australian Federal Police has admitted they illegally accessed the call records of a journalist in seeking to chase down a source.
In undermining the capacity of security agencies to work effectively with Australia's Muslim communities, Pauline Hanson's vilification of Muslims increases the risk of a terror attack.
Could the importance of our diplomatic relationship with Malaysia be taking precedence over the principles of criminal justice? Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly reports.
The Australian Federal Police have raided Parliament House as their hunt for NBN Co whistleblowers erupts into the political arena again. Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.