If the Department of Home Affairs was trying to stop detention centre visits with its new, punitive visitation procedures, then it may have worked.
Comcare is a workplace regulator with serious teeth. So why is it not doing more to stop what is happening on Manus Island?
Just how Treasury worked out it will get $300 million in GST from overseas sales remains a mystery.
There's a new entry on the Department of Immigration's long list of bungles: it now has to pay $70 million in compensation to Manus Island detainees.
The troubled Department of Immigration may prefer to ignore staff anger at its executive rather than deal with it, Crikey has been told.
The Manus Island detention centre is due to close in October, but refugees face an uncertain future if they aren't headed to the United States.
And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.