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Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

Protesting Is A Right That Shouldn’t Be Linked To The Dole

4 min read

The battle between politicians and people who collect a Centrelink payment has been heating up for a few years now.

Politics

Politics

Sorry, Tourists Won't Be Able To Smoke Weed In The ACT

5 min read

Despite cannabis decriminalisation laws passing, Canberra is unlikely to instantly turn into an Amsterdam-style marijuana mecca for tourists.

National

National

Biloela Family To Stay On Christmas Island For Months Until New Court Date

2 min read

A Tamil family fighting deportation has been told to get comfortable in detention on Christmas Island as they face a long wait for a Federal Court trial.

News

News

Fresh Push For Tougher Terror Laws

1 min read

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is expected to introduce legislation changes making it easier to revoke the citizenship of dual nationals convicted of terrorism offences.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton Stars In Rap Video And People Are Going Wild

3 min read

Soundtracked by an explicit DMX song, a video of Peter Dutton visiting a local car company and being called "the baddest MP" is heating up the internet.

National

National

Peter Dutton: 'We Have A Big Heart When It Comes To Cases That Are Worthy'

3 min read

Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton has said the Tamil family are welcome to apply for an Australian visa after they have been deported to Sri Lanka, but continue resists calls to use ministerial power to allow them to stay.

Politics

Politics

'No Excuse' To Repeal Medevac Law, Phelps Pleads

4 min read

The only thing that needs "repair" is Australia's human rights reputation, former MP Kerryn Phelps said, as the government seeks to repeal the contentious refugee medical evacuation laws.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Morrison Kept 'In The Loop' As Dutton Moves To Avoid A High Court Challenge

3 min read

Both Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton claimed Dutton’s family childcare interests posed no threat to his being in Parliament.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Threatened By Liberal 'Terrorists' During Spill, MP Claims

3 min read

Promotions were offered to save Malcolm Turnbull from being dumped, a former MP has claimed, branding usurpers "terrorists" during the 2018 leadership spill that saw Scott Morrison installed as PM.

Politics

Politics

Only Two Rwandans Resettled In Stalled US Refugee Deal

2 min read

Two Rwandans are the only people to be resettled as part of the government's refugee deal with the United States, Peter Dutton has admitted.

National

National

Dutton Denies Involvement In 'Disturbing' AFP Raids On Journalists

3 min read

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has denied involvement in two Australian Federal Police (AFP) raids on journalists in as many as days, which have been described as an "outrageous" and "chilling" attack on press freedom.

Politics

Politics

Inside GetUp's Ambitious Campaign To Crush Dutton And The Liberal Right

7 min read

There's 151 seats up for grabs on May 18, but progressive campaigners GetUp are focusing on just six.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull Just Threw Peter Dutton Under The Bus

4 min read

Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison have "questions to answer" over an explosive report that a Chinese billionaire paid thousands of dollars for access to the immigration minister, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Would Julie Bishop Really Have Beaten Bill Shorten?

6 min read

Politicians famously don’t entertain hypotheticals.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Confirms Investigation Into Visas For Foreign Criminals

5 min read

The Home Affairs department is investigating allegations of bribery for visas made by a man held in immigration detention, the most explosive concerning a drug trafficker jailed for 10 years.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Mr Dutton, We Will Not Apologise For Reporting The Facts, As We Always Do

3 min read

As ministerial press releases go, it was a full-on spray.

Politics

Politics

The Anatomy Of A Historic Government Loss In Parliament

5 min read

If you think about it, this is all Peter Dutton's fault.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Bizarre Video Exposes Prowler Licking Doorbell For Three Hours

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Here's How The Government Can Strip Citizenship From An Australian

5 min read

Australian terrorist Neil Prakash has become the most recent person to have his Australian citizenship stripped after fighting for the Islamic State.

Politics

Politics

Kevin Rudd Unleashes On 'Poster Boy' Dutton

2 min read

Former Prime Minister (x2) Kevin Rudd has come out swinging against 'poster boy' Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. 

10 Yearly

10 Yearly

Au Pairs, Bonk Bans... The A-Z Of A Brutal Year In Oz Politics

7 min read

Every year we think things can't get any odder in that strange house on the hill in Canberra, but every year our federal representatives seem to outdo themselves.

Views

Views

The Rotten Right Of The Liberals Is Getting Its Comeuppance

4 min read

The Wentworth by-election was a disaster. The landslide Victorian election loss is even worse.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton Out Of Parliament After Arm Injury

1 min read

Peter Dutton will miss at least one of the final two parliamentary sittings for the year following an injury. 

National

National

The Anti-Terrorism Encryption Laws We Can't Afford To Get Wrong

4 min read

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is ramping up support for legislation that would allow the government to read encrypted messages, following a foiled terrorist plot in Melbourne.

Politics

Politics

Phelps Wants Dutton Section 44 Briefing After Finally Winning Wentworth

2 min read

The new federal MP will seek an urgent briefing on Peter Dutton's potential section 44 eligibility issue.

Politics

Politics

Dutton's New Childcare Centre Raises Fresh Section 44 Issues

5 min read

Labor could again move to refer Peter Dutton to the High Court over his financial interests in childcare centres, with questions over a new facility linked to the Minister for Home Affairs which may open in Townsville.

Politics

Politics

Kerryn Phelps On Peter Dutton, Being 'Sensible', And Chocolate

4 min read

If Kerryn Phelps was a chocolate, she'd be "something dark" with a "sensible centre".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dutton Faces No Confidence Vote Over Au Pairs, Husband Of Missing Woman Charged

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Misled Parliament Over Au Pairs, Senate Committee Says

2 min read

Peter Dutton should be censured by parliament over his dealings with several foreign au pairs who were given visas despite immigration department recommendations, a Labor-led Senate committee has recommended. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

PM Cancels COAG Meeting, Strawberry Export Laws Announced

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Politics

Politics

Shorten Pledges To Revive NEG, Calls Out 'Double Standard' Over Dutton

2 min read

Labor may try to force Dutton to the High Court.

Politics

Politics

ScoMo Has Had An Absolute Shocker Of A Week

3 min read

Some weeks in Canberra you just can't take a trick.

Politics

Politics

Joyce Accused Turnbull Of 'Active Campaign' To Sabotage Government

3 min read

"That is bitterly disappointing".

Politics

Politics

Exclusive: Quaedvlieg Disputes Dutton's 'Rambling' Question Time Claims

3 min read

Former Border Force boss slams Dutton's as "a bit odd".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

William Tyrrell Update And September 11 Remembered

3 min read

Everything you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Brought Actual Dirt Files Into Parliament, Slammed Quaedvlieg Again

3 min read

Quaedvlieg called the claims "disgusting and offensive".

Politics

Politics

There Could Be A Fourth Dutton Au Pair Case, Roman Quaedvlieg Claims

2 min read

Two pairs of au pairs?

Politics

Politics

Christopher Pyne Blames Labor For Liberal Leadership Chaos

2 min read

"The change in the leader is not the right thing to do".

Politics

Politics

It's Going To Be A Wild Week In Parliament

4 min read

The circus is back in town.

Politics

Politics

The Unprecedented Storm Hitting Peter Dutton

4 min read

Multiple issues could lead to him being forced from parliament altogether

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fallout From Anti-Trump Op-Ed, Row Over Au Pair Claims

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison Defends Dutton Against Au Pair Visa Allegations

3 min read

"I couldn't tell you all the people I worked with 20 years ago."

Politics

Politics

AFL Boss McLachlan Also Lobbied For Polo Player Visa

3 min read

What's the go with the a̶u̶ ̶p̶a̶i̶r̶s̶ polo player?

Politics

Politics

Dutton AFL Au Pair Email Leak Referred To Federal Police

2 min read

The 'what's the go with the au pairs?' Senate inquiry has kicked off.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Au Pairs Inquiry Kicks Off, Childcare Workers Protest Low Wages

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

What's The Go With Dutton's Dirt List?

3 min read

The Home Affairs Minister also downplayed his reasons for keeping a 'list'.

Politics

Politics

Exclusive: French Au Pair 'Scared' By Dutton Visa Scandal

1 min read

Alexandra Deuwel's family said she didn't know anything about the visa drama.

Politics

Politics

Dutton 'May Have Misled Parliament' With Au Pair Answer, Greens Say

3 min read

"He urgently needs to explain himself"

Views

Views

Alas Poor Malcolm, We Didn't Know Him Well

5 min read

Too right-wing for Labor, too left-wing for the Liberals

Politics

Politics

Shorten Speaks Of He Who Should Not Be Named

1 min read

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten gets cheeky in radio interview.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dutton's New Au Pair Drama And Apple To Announce iPhones

2 min read

Everything you need to know on your Friday morning.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Said Deporting Au Pairs Would Be "A Bit Rough"

2 min read

How about those kids on Nauru?

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Peter Dutton Will Help Au Pairs, But Not These People Who Need Help

3 min read

Massive public outcry isn't enough for a young family to avoid deportation, but just one phone call from an au pair is.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Denies Wrongdoing Over Au Pairs As Opponents Demand Answers

3 min read

What's the go with the au pairs?

News

News

What's The Go With The Au Pairs?

2 min read

Dutton’s trouble sparks a never-ending Twitter meme

National

National

Brekky Wrap: Trump Accuses Google And Danger For Liberals In Wentworth

3 min read

Everything you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Deuwel Citizen: Peter Dutton Helped Au Pair Stay In Australia After Lobbying From AFL Boss

2 min read

Peter Dutton intervened to stop the deportation of a French woman in 2015, it is reported.

National

National

15 People From 'Illegal Fishing Vessel' Sent To Christmas Island

3 min read

The irregular boat arrivals spent at least one night in the crocodile-infested Daintree rainforest.

Politics

Politics

Australia, Please Welcome Your 'Next-Generation' Government

7 min read

Drum roll please...

Politics

Politics

Can Peter Dutton Survive An Election In Dickson?

3 min read

"He's on a knife's edge."

Politics

Politics

Yes, We Have A PM, But The Battle For The Soul Of The Liberal Party Lives On

4 min read

The festering wound has been ripped open and may not be about to heal.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull A Man Of Many Achievements, According To Himself

4 min read

Claimed Australians would be "shaking their head in disbelief" at the "deliberate destructive action" of #Libspill.

Views

Views

Will Peter Dutton Be Disqualified From The Parliament?

8 min read

Probably not.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Amber Alert For Missing Boy, Hawaii Hurricane Bears Down

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Politics

Politics

The State Of Play Right Now In #LibSpill

2 min read

It's now potentially a four-way contest for the top job.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Says What He Really Thinks In Fiery Press Conference

5 min read

No topic was too controversial for the PM as he commented on Dutton's eligibility, bullies in parliament and far-right politics.

Politics

Politics

Twitter Reacts As Twitter Does To #Libspill Day 3

2 min read

Literally no one knows what's going on, but we're all in this together Australia.

Politics

Politics

Today, One Of These People Will Be Your PM

3 min read

Place your damn bets.

Politics

Politics

The Wrong Peter Dutton Is Copping It On Twitter Again

1 min read

Spare a thought for this poor American bloke.

Politics

Politics

The #Libspill For Dummies

5 min read

Everything you need to know about the clusterf*** that is Australian politics right now.

Politics

Politics

'Waging War': Uhlmann Takes Down Media Over Leadership Spill

3 min read

"People have to see this for what it is."

Views

Views

Hugh Riminton: Peter Dutton's Legal Advice Is Out Of Date

2 min read

Gough Whitlam’s prime ministership ended in a constitutional crisis. Peter Dutton’s prime ministership would start with one.

Politics

Politics

Dishonesty And Deception: The Flimsy Nature Of Our MPs' Loyalty

4 min read

How are we supposed to trust our leaders when they can't trust theirs?

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton Held A 40-Second Press Conference To Read Out A Tweet

1 min read

That was quick.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Slams Ex-Lawyer, Hurricane Barrels Towards Hawaii

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

The Honourable ScoMo Sworn In As PM

1 min read

Updates as Malcolm Turnbull's political fate is sealed and the country's prime minister decided in Canberra.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly: Why This Brutal Leadership Spill Is Different And Makes No Sense

5 min read

It doesn’t even get close to guaranteeing any benefit for the government.

Politics

Politics

Liberals Try To Force Turnbull Challenge

1 min read

Liberal MPs are reportedly trying to get Malcolm Turnbull to call a party room meeting to face a leadership challenge from Peter Dutton on Wednesday night.

Politics

Politics

Eligibility Questions Cloud Tumultuous Day In Parliament

3 min read

"He has legal advice but I have not read it," Turnbull said.

Politics

Politics

Is it Still On? Here's What Could Happen Now In The #LibSpill

4 min read

Here's how this could play out from here.

Politics

Politics

Key Minister's Reasons For Resigning Don't Make Sense

2 min read

Concetta Fierravanti-Wells thinks the party is moving 'too far to the left'.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton Is Openly Planning Another Leadership Challenge

1 min read

"If I believe that a majority of colleagues support me, then I would consider my position"

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nazi Prison Guard Deported, Ex-Trump Lawyer Reaches Plea Deal

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Government In Turmoil As Mass Ministry Resignations Continue

2 min read

The PM could face a second threat within days.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Is Laying Out His 'Softer Side' Election Strategy

2 min read

Attempts to gloss over much-maligned refugees record as immigration minister

Politics

Politics

Dutton Lost Today, But History Says He'll Win The Next One

3 min read

We're perfectly following the script of other famous leadership coups.

Politics

Politics

Jenny Macklin Yells The Question We're All Wondering

1 min read

It was loud enough to wake the "dead man walking."

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Dear Canberra, This Soap Opera Would Be Funny Were It Not So Serious

2 min read

Really, Canberra? Are we back here again?

Politics

Politics

What Do We Know About Peter Dutton, The Man Who Wants To Be PM?

4 min read

How did the former Queensland cop come to be a challenger for the top job?

LIVE

LIVE

Turnbull 'No Grudge' Toward Dutton After Leadership Challenge

3 min read

Bishop calls 48-35 win an "overwhelming" result for the PM.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pope Condemns Church Sex Abuse, Korean Families Reunite

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

National

National

Photos Emerge Of Some Of The 119 Children Trapped On Nauru

5 min read

A coalition of 30 groups has given the government a three month deadline to resettle all children off Nauru.

Politics

Politics

Is It On? Maybe! Here's Why

4 min read

Energy prices and climate change. It's a familiar story.

Politics

Politics

Peter Dutton's Old Tweet Is Coming Back To Haunt Him

2 min read

Sound the Lib-spill alarm.

Politics

Politics

Aussie Political Scandals That Make Barnaby Joyce Look Tame

4 min read

Yes, Barnaby Joyce left his wife for his pregnant staffer... but did he die while literally having sex with his son's ex-girlfriend?