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Porter ‘disinclined’ to prosecute journalists

Porter ‘disinclined’ to prosecute journalists

Good morning, early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter says it would take "exceptional circumstances" to approve the prosecution of journalists in whistleblowing cases, and Victoria's euthanasia laws come into effect. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

The two outlets that led the coverage of the biggest scandal in Australian politics have fallen silent on its aftermath.

Coalition recovery is too little, too late

Coalition recovery is too little, too late

It would take something special for the Coalition to win it from here. Still, the fog of war is thick enough that the full range of possibilities needs to be countenanced.

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

This is Australian politics' biggest scandal, and the most powerful people in the country are ensuring you know as little about it as possible.

Attorney-General appointed former senior adviser to lucrative AAT job

Attorney-General appointed former senior adviser to lucrative AAT job

Good morning, early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter is under fire for appointing a former staffer to a lucrative position in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and Scott Morrison announces funding for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why so Hastie to join the fight for media freedom?

Why so Hastie to join the fight for media freedom?

Despite paving the way for laws that could see journalists jailed, MP Andrew Hastie is apparently on the right side of media freedom now...

Government goes all out to hide the trial of K and Collaery from public

Government goes all out to hide the trial of K and Collaery from public

The government is trying dirty tricks in its efforts to prevent the public from knowing about its persecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery.

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?

Anatomy of a fuck-up: ‘it’s OK to be white’ debacle

Anatomy of a fuck-up: ‘it’s OK to be white’ debacle

Embarrassing mistake? Terrifying attempt at dog-whistling? Both? We've broken down the timeline of the government's brush with white supremacist slogans.

Inexperienced, value-less Morrison is among the dark Satanic mills

Inexperienced, value-less Morrison is among the dark Satanic mills

The Morrison government is coming to be characterised by misjudgement — reflecting not just a lack of experience but a lack of core values.