With Peter Dutton putting his desire for leadership behind him, he has turned his attention back to vilifying those he believes places Australia at risk.
Progress seems to be finally at hand regarding Nauru, but according to World Vision, there’s still much work to be done.
Julian Burnside has long been a critic of Peter Dutton, but now he’s placed his considerable weight behind the candidate that looks to topple him.
With the conditions of our offshore detention now being exposed, it’s best we do not forget Fazel Chegeni, a true victim of our apathy.
With the racist dog-whistle firmly between their lips, Turnbull and Dutton have set the tone. It’s up to us to ensure our bark is less than our bite.
We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.
As Tony Abbott carried on with his solution to the refugee problem, Lachlan Dale ponders on what to do with our new Abbott problem.
Today’s Current Affairs Wrap on potential outcome for the 12,000 Syrian refugees, the trouble in Yemen and Donald Trump’s latest ally.
Nelson Groom looks at the political and PR distortion, primarily created by the Abbott Government, surrounding the treatment of Muslims and the fear of jihadists.
Inspired to see the recent IQ2 debate, “History’s judgement will be to vindicate our treatment of ‘boat people’,” Rainer weighs in on the “boat people issue”.
Julian Burnside QC challenges both major parties to stop behaving badly when it comes to boat people, offering a policy solution that puts humanity first.