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How you become Australia’s most powerful bureaucrat

How you become Australia’s most powerful bureaucrat

What drives Mike Pezzullo — and how has he earned the title of Australia’s most powerful public servant?

Dutton approved, condemned Border Force cuts

Dutton approved, condemned Border Force cuts

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.

‘No more than 11 minutes’: how long does Dutton take to decide someone’s fate?

‘No more than 11 minutes’: how long does Dutton take to decide someone’s fate?

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.

The shame of Peter Dutton

The shame of Peter Dutton

Crikey readers discuss Peter Dutton's role in detention centres, and the build up of Russian power in the Pacific.

Dutton’s record of defying doctors grows longer

Dutton’s record of defying doctors grows longer

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.

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

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 The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.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.

What the continued detention of children says about modern Australia

What the continued detention of children says about modern Australia

Crikey readers discuss children in detention, the 'free speech crisis' and the Adani mine.

We don’t need ‘explanation’, we need contextual facts

We don’t need ‘explanation’, we need contextual facts

Crikey readers discuss the public's declining trust in media, and the potential for dictatorships.

Labor indicates willingness to negotiate on income tax plan

Labor indicates willingness to negotiate on income tax plan

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.

How angry men use power in Australia

How angry men use power in Australia

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.