Like him or not, the WikiLeaks founder represents things that need protecting.
With no authorisation, Australian police used an app that searches through billions of social media photos to identify people.
Good morning, early birds. The National Tertiary Education Union has largely abandoned its proposed National Jobs Protection Framework, and Scott Morrison will reportedly bring ACTU secretary Sally McManus on board a group of business representatives to discuss workplace relations reform. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The prime minister wants the new national cabinet to be permanent, but experts are worried it hinders Australia's democratic process.
Good morning, early birds. George Christensen and Ken Wyatt are making headlines for suspicious secrecy and alleged bullying respectively, and a freshly minted government taskforce will be able to share classified intelligence with the AFP. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Recent incursions on Australia's free press have shown once again that, without a national bill of rights, liberty is treated cheaply in Australia.
A report obtained by Crikey via freedom of information indicates that the government agencies in charge of My Health Record could have easily anticipated public concerns.
Like it or not, the Queen is our head of state. The public has a right to know what our leaders are discussing with her.
Bureaucratic efforts to undermine Freedom of Information laws by insisting it prevents "frank and fearless advice" hurts democracy and further estranges the governing class from he electorate.