The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.
Crikey readers discuss Home Affairs, Paladin and people smuggling.
Home Affairs has failed to learn the lesson of previous contract debacles by letting controversial detention firm Paladin self-report with little risk of audit.
Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton has addressed questions surrounding Manus Island security contractor Paladin, and Scott Morrison is set to hand down the latest Closing the Gap report. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
It seems Dutton knows there's limited time left to display his unparalleled arsehattery on a big stage, and he's going to make the absolute most of it.
Australia isn't the first place to consider a sex offender registry. So what can we learn from the international experience?
It was a crowded field, but the year's biggest arsehat stood arse and shoulders above the competition.
The encryption fiasco isn't the only capitulation recently made in the name of Australia's national security.
Good morning, early birds. Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has allegedly warned rival MPs not to pursue Peter Dutton, former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley plans to drop his defamation case, and Western Australia lifts its fracking ban. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.