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The Australian picks its next Holy War target

The Australian picks its next Holy War target

Opposition home affairs spokesperson Kristina Keneally has copped a torrent of flak from News Corp for supporting the Biloela Tamil family. How far will the The Australian go in its latest Holy War?

Indulgence of right-wing extremism will send us the way of the US

Indulgence of right-wing extremism will send us the way of the US

The failure of conservatives to condemn and punish the extreme right-wing is steadily coarsening Australian politics. The result will be similar to the gutter standards of the US.

Senate outcry after review of Home Affairs produces ‘no report’

Senate outcry after review of Home Affairs produces ‘no report’

Good morning, early birds. The government claims that a multi-million dollar strategic review of Home Affairs has produced no report, and Australia's peak criminal agency turns its attention to the casinos. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor changes position again in the government’s war on scrutiny

Labor changes position again in the government’s war on scrutiny

Labor's inconsistency on oversight of security agencies has left a crucial missing link on the response to the government's attacks on those who would subject it to scrutiny.

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.

Familiar faces return in Labor’s new shadow cabinet

Familiar faces return in Labor’s new shadow cabinet

Good morning, early birds. Labor's new post-election frontbench has made its debut, and the government pushes Solomon Island investments in a bid to ward off China's Pacific growth. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Asylum seekers transferred to Christmas Island

Asylum seekers transferred to Christmas Island

Good morning, early birds. A boatload of asylum seekers have been transferred to Christmas Island detention centre for the first time since the facility's $185 million reopening, and Robert Mueller corrects the record on the Trump-Russia investigation for the first time. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor mediocrities rise to the top as party struggles with defeat

Labor mediocrities rise to the top as party struggles with defeat

Labor is showing every sign of abandoning the discipline it showed from 2013-19 and is busily promoting mediocrities.