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Labor digging in for pre-election fight over new terrorism laws

Labor digging in for pre-election fight over new terrorism laws

Labor is squaring up for a pre-election fight on national security, firmly signalling it will oppose a law allowing the government to more easily strip Australian terrorists of their citizenship.

  • by David Wroe

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Federal Labor vows to end political appointments to AAT

Federal Labor vows to end political appointments to AAT

Labor says it will reinstate an independent judicial appointments panel following a string of Liberal-linked appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Is Credlin eyeing another safe Coalition seat?
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Kevin Andrews

Is Credlin eyeing another safe Coalition seat?

Liberal Party rumours suggest she could be interested in Kevin Andrews’ seat, but others are sceptical about the plan.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson
Police, spies gain powers to access encrypted messages after political deal struck
Telecommunications

Police, spies gain powers to access encrypted messages after political deal struck

Labor is set to support far-reaching laws despite saying they are "far from perfect" and may need to be revised.

  • by David Wroe
'Obviously dangerous': Labor doubles down on encryption bill with press freedom warning
Christian Porter

'Obviously dangerous': Labor doubles down on encryption bill with press freedom warning

The rare fight over national security legislation means the government will look to the crossbench to pass the laws this week.

  • by Michael Koziol
High stakes for Peter Dutton as Roman Quaedvlieg seeks showdown
Mark Dreyfus

High stakes for Peter Dutton as Roman Quaedvlieg seeks showdown

It used to be said that a week was a long time in politics, but now a day seems like an eternity. Just ask Peter Dutton.

  • by Michael Koziol
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The gate is being left ajar for foreign dollars
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Mark Dreyfus

The gate is being left ajar for foreign dollars

Ring fencing the Australian political system makes no sense when the cash is still flowing in.

  • by Mark Kenny