Anneka Atley

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The 'national interest' is a figleaf to avoid debate

<b>From the Iraq war to terrorism laws, politicians are using the idea of an irrefutable "national interest" to avoid community debate and parliamentary</b> …

Explainer: What do the new anti-terrorism laws involve and how will they will be rolled out?

The Government has announced a suite of new anti-terrorism laws to target so-called foreign fighters as well as those engaging in terrorist …

Seeking calm amid violence, fear and outrage

• Clear intent from would-be terrorists: PM<br>• Comment: Abbott's unique challenge as threat exposes divisions<br>• Plot to kill Australians on video by top …

Drunk women to blame for rape according to 1 in 5 Australians, survey finds

One in five Australians believe a woman is partly responsible for rape if she's drunk, while more than one in five believe that domestic violence can …

I survived the Boxing Day tsunami and a stabbing attack at uni

Boxing Day 2014 will be the 10th anniversary of the biggest natural disaster ever recorded; the Boxing Day Tsunami. Not that I knew it was this when …

Fears Australian Muslims travelling for Hajj could be caught by anti-terror measures

The director of the Forum on Australian-Islamic Relations, Kuranda Seyit, says Australian Muslims travelling to Saudi Arabia for the traditional Hajj …

Season's first dolphins killed at Japan's infamous 'The Cove'

The first dolphins of the season have been slaughtered in the small Japanese town of Taiji, campaigners say, starting an annual cull repeatedly …

Australia deploys 600 personnel to Middle East against IS 'death cult'

Tony Abbott says the deployment of 600 military personnel to the Middle East as part of international efforts to wipe out Islamic State extremists …