Don't be surprised that the Attorney-General's Department is threatening media outlets; its loathing for media freedom goes back a long way.
Beijing was clearly hoping for a Labor win, and has every reason to be distrustful of our new government. Where can we go from here?
Good morning, early birds. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is pushing back against the threat of a leadership spill, the Senate passes a ban on foreign donations, and Victorian Liberals leader Matthew Guy pledges subsidies on energy-efficient televisions if he wins the upcoming state election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
A NSW Labor MP has demonstrated that there remain politicians who are eager to parrot China's talking points.
Good morning, early birds. Contentious foreign interference legislation has been rushed through the Senate. Plus, BAE scores a huge warship contract from the government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey readers respond to Malcolm Turnbull's latest moves on "foreign interference" and the unending Ramsay Centre saga.
Senior Labor figure Wayne Swan has criticised intelligence agencies for leaking against Labor in the foreign interference debate.
Good morning, early birds. A child only eight months old is reportedly among the most recent victims of Israeli violence. Plus, the foreign interference laws so broad, you might end up on a special government register. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Foreign capital is not the problem; the structure of our politics is, a semi-democratic system at best, cloaked by a detached parliamentary system.