Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.
Don't be surprised that the Attorney-General's Department is threatening media outlets; its loathing for media freedom goes back a long way.
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.
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.
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.
The two outlets that led the coverage of the biggest scandal in Australian politics have fallen silent on its aftermath.
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.
This is Australian politics' biggest scandal, and the most powerful people in the country are ensuring you know as little about it as possible.
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.