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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.

Home Affairs pushes for new terror powers

Home Affairs pushes for new terror powers

Good morning, early birds. New legislation will give Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton increased powers to strip dual nationals of citizenship, and Liberal MPs threaten to jump ship following failed amendments to the NSW abortion bill. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Lawyers try a Hail Mary as Biloela family faces court

Lawyers try a Hail Mary as Biloela family faces court

Lawyers for Biloela's young Tamil family are trying to find a legal loophole that will allow them to pull a rabbit out of the hat.

Dutton adds the erroneous term ‘anchor babies’ to his anti-immigration arsenal

Dutton adds the erroneous term ‘anchor babies’ to his anti-immigration arsenal

Crikey unpacks the ugly history behind the phrase "anchor babies", and how it relates to where Australia and the US are now.

Prime minister, where the bloody hell are ya?

Prime minister, where the bloody hell are ya?

Compassion aside, how has this PR pro gotten the last few weeks so badly wrong?

Do we need to cross all boundaries to protect our borders?

Do we need to cross all boundaries to protect our borders?

The Australian government had many other options on how to handle the Biloela family. This was surely the worst one.

Does Labor need a saviour?

Does Labor need a saviour?

Crikey readers discuss Labor's need for a makeover, Peter Dutton's information strategy, and religious freedom legislation.