The patriot

The patriot

Spy chief Mike Burgess has achieved his aim: everyone in Canberra is talking about espionage, and who the unnamed former politician recruited by a foreign spy ring might be. As the ASIO director-general revealed in last night’s annual threat assessment, the former...
Dutton’s shadow

Dutton’s shadow

It was no coincidence that shadow Home Affairs minister James Paterson chose this week to recommence his dog-whistling over visas for Palestinians, coming straight off the back of another Coalition meltdown over “boat arrivals”. After all, the last time Paterson tried...