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George Pell gets a visit from a PM while Assange fights alone

George Pell gets a visit from a PM while Assange fights alone

Australia has two high-profile international figures in jail. So why is the convicted paedophile being treated better than the whistleblower?

Welcome to Stasiland Down Under

Welcome to Stasiland Down Under

Bureaucrats like those in the Attorney-General's Department have such extensive powers in our police state that even friends of the government aren't safe.

‘Egotistical and distant’: how Malcolm Turnbull (almost) spoiled the party

‘Egotistical and distant’: how Malcolm Turnbull (almost) spoiled the party

'Ironically, Turnbull’s determination to run a less political government than Abbott had contributed to the electoral disaster.'

Where’s the outrage about conservatives fawning over Hungary’s far-right?

Where’s the outrage about conservatives fawning over Hungary’s far-right?

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán made his name by employing ethnonationalism and anti-Semitism. Where's the outcry about his Australian cheer squad?

Is Labor in the middle of an existential crisis?

Is Labor in the middle of an existential crisis?

Crikey readers continue to unpack Labor in 2019, and discuss news media and Tony Abbott.

Tony Abbott’s reactionary world tour rocks Boris’ Brexiteers

Tony Abbott’s reactionary world tour rocks Boris’ Brexiteers

Liberated from the shackles of the backbench, former prime minister Tony Abbott has found his voice again with a whistle-stop European tour.

How Tony Abbott made sure the AAT would never come under scrutiny

How Tony Abbott made sure the AAT would never come under scrutiny

Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal were once subject to review via a separate council... until the Abbott government gutted it.

How Liberal staffers, candidates and MPs arrived at the AAT

How Liberal staffers, candidates and MPs arrived at the AAT

With their mates at the top of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Liberal government was able to fill the ranks with former staffers, party faithfuls and failed candidates.

The price is right for Abbott’s gala

The price is right for Abbott’s gala

Guess how much it costs to get a seat next to Tony Abbott? Plus other tips of the week.

A sense of entitlements

A sense of entitlements

Crikey breaks down the perks and the payments MPs get even after their parliamentary careers are over.