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Good morning, early birds. FOI documents have revealed that Peter Dutton approved the same Border Force cuts he later condemned, and retirees are calling on the government to fix pension payments. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The Federal Court has knocked back Dutton's cancellation of a visa on the grounds that he didn't make 'sufficient time to allow an active intellectual process'. This isn't the first time it's happened.
Crikey readers discuss Peter Dutton's role in detention centres, and the build up of Russian power in the Pacific.
For years, doctors and medical groups have raised concerns about the treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island. For years, they have been ignored.
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 The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.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.
Crikey readers discuss the public's declining trust in media, and the potential for dictatorships.
Labor has indicated it is willing to negotiate on the Coalition's income tax plan, and Peter Dutton calls for "sensible discussion" about plans to create new espionage powers. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
In Australia, government is used by vested interests to protect themselves. That applies as much to the security establishment as to corporate or political interests.