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How Turnbull underestimated the ambition and stupidity of Peter Dutton

Malcolm Turnbull says he failed to spot the ambitions of Peter Dutton while prime minister. History might be very different if he had.

The road from political backrooms to the people’s court

A job at the top of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal is, by definition, apolitical. So why are so many gigs going to former Coalition politicians and staffers?

Meet the Liberal mates network that sits atop the AAT

One's a former Western Australian state Liberal minister. The other was president of the Australian Liberal Students Federation. Both scored high-paying jobs on the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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G7 creates Amazon fire fund

Good morning, early birds. G7 leaders have established a fund to help fight Amazon wildfires, and there's fresh hope for trade peace as China and the US consider returning to the table. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Attorney-General Christian Porter (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Reluctant government reveals chaos in a stacked AAT

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.

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Facing the wasteland of Australian arts

When artists can’t survive in a place making the art they want to make, they leave for a place where they can. 

Former deputy primer minister Barnaby Joyce.

Sorry, Barnaby, but you’re no leader

Crikey readers discuss the Nationals leadership trumpeting, the NSW government and George Brandis' career prospects.

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Did George Brandis breach the Public Service Code of Conduct?

George Brandis's public begging to keep his job degrades the diplomatic corps and embarrasses Australia — but did it breach the code of conduct public servants must adhere to?

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?

Attorney-General Christian Porter

It’s not about ‘foreign interference’. It’s about curbing transparency.

The foreign interference laws are a cover for a dramatic expansion in secrecy laws — one that has only partly been thwarted.

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