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NZ teen held in Australian immigration detention 'released'

Winston Peters claims a 17-year-old Kiwi was released two weeks after he complained Australia was breaching UN conventions by holding him.

Australia

Australia’s highest-paid CEO earns 669 times the average worker

Want to earn as much as Australia’s highest-paid CEO? No problem. All you have to do is stick at your job and work hard for … 669 years.That’s how …

CEOs

Tesla builds case for 250MW virtual power plant after first trial success

South Australia government hails success of trials of first phase of Tesla virtual power plant, saying it resulted in lower prices and greater grid …

Elections

Gas: importing exports will lead to more profiteering

Australia is destined to become the world’s biggest exporter of gas, writes analyst <b>Bruce Robertson</b>. Importing gas to solve the challenge of rampaging …

Oil & Gas Industry

Coalition lies about cutting immigration

<i>The Australian</i> reports that Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton’s, “tough” vetting of migrants has slashed Australia’s permanent migrant intake:<p>So, …

Immigration

The Faceless Men of the Liberal Party

By Father Kevin Lee<p>OK I know people reading this are going to say, “He is suffering from ‘sour grapes,’ but please try to understand. It’s like when …

James Packer, John Howard and Cardinal George Pell part of secret Chartwell Society

MAJOR Australian personalities including James Packer, John Howard and Cardinal George Pell - plus a minor British royal - have been giving political …

Govt plans to cut TIO’s role

<b>The federal government’s</b> plans to potentially scrap the telecommunications ombudsman and significantly change the complaints process have been …

Net Neutrality

The biggest myth about Australian history

We are taught Australia’s first people were simplistic hunter-gatherers who foraged for plants and randomly hunted kangaroos.<p>We are taught when …

Australia

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Witness K and foreign interference hypocrisy

• Lizzie O'Shea<br>• 02 July 2018<p>'This Parliament will not allow interference in our elections or in our democratic processes,' Senator Penny Wong declared …

Surveillance

Former SAS commander breaks silence on Tampa

Former Defence Force personnel have spoken out about the Tampa and children overboard affair, accusing the Howard government of manipulating events …

Outcry over word 'Aboriginal' continues as historians push for ban on changing certificates

The decision by a West Australian bureaucrat to redact the word "Aboriginal" from official documents has created an outcry among archivists, …

Genealogy

Elite soldiers to respond to terror attacks in call-out power overhaul

The army will be given new powers to respond to unfolding terrorist attacks following a review of defence laws prompted by the Lindt Café siege in …

Australian Defence Force

The pulp fiction of a Labor leadership challenge

A fascinating dynamic was created by the mainstream media last week, when they created a flurry of Labor leadership speculation. The cause of it? A …

Australia

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<b>Dear John Davidson,</b><p><b>Malcolm Turnbull donates all of his prime ministerial salary to charity — or does he? IA investigates.</b><p><i>See more cartoons by Mark</i> …

Australia

NBN Co's top user downloads 23.6TB a month

Reveals traffic usage numbers.

Net Neutrality

All children in detention in the Northern Territory are indigenous

All children now in detention in the Northern Territory are Aboriginal, according to data from the families department, prompting calls for reform of the justice system.<p>In response to questioning at an NT estimates hearing late last week, the department confirmed that “as of today, 100% of the …

Crime

Click here to support Support for Djap Wurrung Embassy organized by allies Decolonising

Thank you again to everyone who has given money!! The support is so heartwarming. The camp is going strong, but more people are always needed on the …

This whistleblower has a warning for us

The Espionage and Foreign Interference Bill is a deeply complex piece of legislation. A lot of it is uncontroversial, even beneficial (for example, …

Australia

Queensland parliament has rules against being ridiculed, which the public may think is ridiculous

To casual observers, it might seem ridiculous to face punishment for ridiculing a politician who has done something ridiculous.<p>Parliamentary …

Ethics Committee

Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull's phone call: The full transcript

The full details of a heated phone call between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over the refugee swap deal have been …

Donald Trump

Fears of housing 'fire sale' as interest-only loans roll into principal plus interest

As property prices in Australia have climbed over the past few years, thousands of Australians desperate to get a foothold on the property ladder …

Finance

Melbourne cafe Hairy Little Sista one of the worst cases of underpayment: union

Two weeks ago, Harry Connor decided he'd had enough.<p>After three months working at Hairy Little Sista in Melbourne's Little Collins Street, he finally …

Australia

'We are not your punching bag': ABC boss Michelle Guthrie hits back at the Liberal Party

The rationale for privatisation "completely ignores the public value of the ABC, both in direct dollar terms but also as far as the wider public good …

Liberal Party

Who should control household rooftop solar and batteries?

AEMO and networks lobby release paper arguing for "orchestration" of rooftop solar and battery storage as Australia leads the world on distributed …

Ad executive refuses to delete 'toddler tantrum' tweet about LNP MP

"They can finish at 6 o'clock with the automatic adjournment and we will come back when Parliament sits next time and complete the debate on …

Home invasions at lowest rate in a decade: Victorian crime statistics

There are fewer home invasions across Victoria than there was a decade ago, the state’s Crime Statistics Agency says.Data released on Thursday shows …