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Australian Authorities Cracked Down on Christmas Island Detainees After a Riot and Tense Standoff

Rioters could be charged with causing, in Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's estimation, "well over $1 million of damage" to the center.
Maddison Connaughton
11.11.15
Stuff

We Spoke to a Guy Teaching the Queensland Police About Islamic Culture

With counter-terrorism operations producing a surprisingly low number of convictions, Queensland Police are learning the difference between what's suspicious and simply unfamiliar.
Edward Richards
9.8.15
Australia

Dark Web Guns Bust: Over a Dozen Arrested in Undercover Operation

An international effort saw arrests in Australia, Europe, the UK, and North America.
Joseph Cox
5.15.15
politics

Australia Allegedly Pressured Human Rights Chief to Quit After Report on Children in Detention

The Australian Federal Police are investigating whether the government tried to corruptly entice Gillian Triggs into leaving her post as Human Rights Commission president.
Scott Mitchell
2.26.15
News

Breaking Down the Official Review of the Siege in Martin Place

The story it tells of the 'Sydney siege' gunman, particularly of his encounters with ASIO and the AFP, is deeply strange.
Girard Dorney
2.23.15
News

Indonesia Rejected Andrew Chan’s Final Appeal for Clemency

Chan's plea for clemency was rejected earlier this month. As an alleged ringleader of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring he will now face imminent execution.
Paul Gregoire
1.23.15
Stuff

Cautious Optimism, Measured Dread

Despite all indications to the contrary, anti death penalty advocates believe there is still hope that Australian citizens Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will escape execution in Indonesia.
Paul Gregoire
1.21.15
News

Empty Houses and Pipe Bombs: How Australia Debates

The Budget Emergency is so dire politicians are bringing bombs to work, spying on each other, and spending hundreds of thousand of dollars on housing.
Girard Dorney
5.28.14