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Porter’s department can’t see through transparency measures

Porter’s department can’t see through transparency measures

Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.

Casually threatening letter exposes bureaucrats’ deep-seated contempt for media

Casually threatening letter exposes bureaucrats’ deep-seated contempt for media

Don't be surprised that the Attorney-General's Department is threatening media outlets; its loathing for media freedom goes back a long way.

Australia’s shame: Witness K punished for his service, while the guilty go free

Australia’s shame: Witness K punished for his service, while the guilty go free

After years of relentless pressure, Witness K has pleaded guilty to revealing information about ASIS' criminal conduct in Timor Leste. It is a shameful reward for a man who diligently served his country.

Reluctant government reveals chaos in a stacked AAT

Reluctant government reveals chaos in a stacked AAT

A scathing review of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal shows how the government has created the circumstances that have allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to remain in Australia.

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...