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The shame of Peter Dutton

The shame of Peter Dutton

Crikey readers discuss Peter Dutton's role in detention centres, and the build up of Russian power in the Pacific.

Labor set to back tax plan

Labor set to back tax plan

Good morning, early birds. Labor is reportedly ready to back all three stages of the government's tax plan, and Home Affairs' war on medivac takes a toll on senate relationships. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Is the Human Rights Commission about to lose a major gig?

Is the Human Rights Commission about to lose a major gig?

Universities Australia isn't running back to the Human Rights Commission for the next stage of a university safety survey after the commission's first instalment left a lot to be desired. Plus other tips from the week.

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Good morning, early birds. The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Home Affairs power grab rings alarm bells among spies

Home Affairs power grab rings alarm bells among spies

The Home Affairs portfolio is continuing its relentless empire-building, pressing for part-control of military intelligence — and giving spies access to a vast new trove of corporate and personal information.

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Good morning, early birds. Embattled union boss John Setka is pushing back amid warnings he will be sacked unless he resigns, and Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo is counselled for his "inappropriate" and "intimidating" post-raid phone call. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

The AFP raids aren't just about journalism. Whistleblowers and many others need protection from an overly powerful executive and a Home Affairs department with a toxic agenda.

Keneally is the right choice for taking on Dutton

Keneally is the right choice for taking on Dutton

Crikey readers discuss the appointment of Kristina Keneally, News Corp and the natural gas industry.

Australian officials urge UK Huawei ban

Australian officials urge UK Huawei ban

Good morning, early birds. Australia has pushed for the UK to follow suit on its Huawei 5G ban, and new shadow Home Affairs spokesperson Kristina Keneally makes a case for immigration. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

A star is reborn: the rapid rise of Kristina Keneally

A star is reborn: the rapid rise of Kristina Keneally

Kristina Keneally's reemergence as a Labor leader has come at breakneck speed — and she's already facing her big tests.