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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.

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

International media outlets have reported a shocking rise in suicide attempts on Manus. But you wouldn’t know about it from Australia's major papers.

Manus detainees are making sure they can no longer be ignored

Manus detainees are making sure they can no longer be ignored

More than 250 detainees have filed documents with the PNG National Court asking for enforcement of their human rights.

Bringing morality to a politics fight

Bringing morality to a politics fight

This medivac bill is forcing a conversation about the purpose and logic of indefinite detention. But will the talk lead to real change?

Offshore detention is sadism. The camps are labs for the exploration of human suffering.

Offshore detention is sadism. The camps are labs for the exploration of human suffering.

When you are willing to let someone go blind slowly, a child to starve themself to death in protest and trauma, then your camp has become something other than a mere containment facility that happens to be cruel.

The 2017 Crikeys: Arsehat of the year and Person of the year

The 2017 Crikeys: Arsehat of the year and Person of the year

It's the most anticipated awards of the year -- who will be Crikey's annointed ones?

Did Kevin Rudd really intend offshore processing to last only one year?

Did Kevin Rudd really intend offshore processing to last only one year?

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has claimed that asylum seekers on Manus Island could have been resettled in Australia three years ago. Was that really his government's policy?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

New job for Drew Clarke? ... The New York Times saved Manus detainees ... Peter Tonagh and Kim Williams' cosy lunch ...

Turnbull doesn’t have a ‘selfie officer’: things we’ve learned in Senate estimates so far

Turnbull doesn’t have a ‘selfie officer’: things we’ve learned in Senate estimates so far

Plans for Snowy Hydro 2.0 were rushed, Immigration got it wrong on Good Friday incident, and there is no selfie officer for the PM.

Is Dutton’s ‘fake refugees’ argument designed to undermine the Administrative Appeals Tribunal?

Is Dutton’s ‘fake refugees’ argument designed to undermine the Administrative Appeals Tribunal?

Peter Dutton's criticism of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal shows the government is thinking about bypassing the tribunal for refugee reviews.