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The quest for a boycott ban leads the Liberals into deeply unliberal waters

The quest for a boycott ban leads the Liberals into deeply unliberal waters

Scott Morrison's proposed boycott ban has nothing to do with a concern for preserving the foundations of democratic society.

How long will Home Affairs’ security ambitions be contained?

How long will Home Affairs’ security ambitions be contained?

Crikey readers on Peter Dutton's security push, celebrity endorsements and spinning the climate crisis.

The AFP sniffs a security risk, the tabloids sniff a story

The AFP sniffs a security risk, the tabloids sniff a story

When the George Christensen travel story first broke, there was a lot we didn’t know. It's now clear that story started well before the headlines...

George calls on his wedding night to set the record straight(ish)

George calls on his wedding night to set the record straight(ish)

George Christensen calls Inq on his wedding night to address what he has called a 'vile and hateful' smear campaign against him. But key questions remain unanswered...

Foreign affairs inconsistency is nothing new

Foreign affairs inconsistency is nothing new

Crikey readers on Australia-China relations, and the question of the congestion tax.

It’s official. Australia has no idea what it’s doing on China. 

It’s official. Australia has no idea what it’s doing on China. 

Australian politicians are slamming China while preparing to sign a free trade deal with a widely discredited administration that is subjugated to Beijing. What planet are they living on?

Australian, US authorities plan data access swap

Australian, US authorities plan data access swap

Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton has announced a plan that would allow Australian authorities access to personal data held in US tech platforms, and the first day of Extinction Rebellion's global week of action sees dozens of protesters arrested. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’

Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’

The government justifies its reshaping of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by claiming it brings it into line with 'community standards'. For some seeking the tribunal's judgement, the changes could mean life or death.

Trump whistleblower letter released

Trump whistleblower letter released

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump's Ukraine troubles deepen as a whistleblower complaint is released, and Home Affairs is set to make a High Court challenge against asylum seeker compensation claims. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

From charter flights to court fees to the massive cost of holding someone in detention, the government has spent upward of $2 million trying to deport a family of asylum seekers.