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Is this the most repressive government in our history?

Is this the most repressive government in our history?

The controversy over its foreign donation and foreign interference proposals confirms that this "Liberal" government is the most authoritarian in decades.

Crikey Worm: Beijing weighs into the Dastyari scandal

Crikey Worm: Beijing weighs into the Dastyari scandal

Good morning, early birds. The Chinese Communist Party has tried to hose down fears in Australian Parliament about foreign donations and influence. Plus, Labor is on the cusp of victory in Queensland, and that's bad news for Adani. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

The government wants to ban foreign donations — except the significant ones, of course

The government wants to ban foreign donations — except the significant ones, of course

It's not the constitution but the cash that would be at risk if there was an across-the-board ban on foreign donations.

Crikey Worm: fallout from Brighton siege, pressure on foreign donations

Crikey Worm: fallout from Brighton siege, pressure on foreign donations

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said parole laws need to be overhauled after Brighton terror siege, Adani coal mine gets green light but needs cash. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

What to do about foreign political donations?

What to do about foreign political donations?

Any reform needs to balance political equality, liberty and integrity, writes professor of law at the University of Queensland Graeme Orr.

Committee recommends wide-ranging crackdown on foreign donations

Committee recommends wide-ranging crackdown on foreign donations

Australian political parties would be banned from accepting foreign donations under a proposal from the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters.