I attended the Sea Power Conference. On behalf of Australia,I was embarrassed
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I attended the Sea Power Conference. On behalf of Australia,I was embarrassed

Inexcusably,not a single officer of our navy had bothered to travel from Canberra to attend our AUKUS partner’s principal naval strategic forum.

  • byGeorge Brandis

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God help us! Morrison cosying up to Trump is weird,but it could soon get weirder

Forgiveness has always been an article of Christian faith,but is our former PM stretching the friendship?

  • byNick Bryant
Trump signals support for AUKUS pact in meeting with Morrison

Trump signals support for AUKUS pact in meeting with Morrison

While the former PM has come to the Republican’s defence,describing the challenges he faces in the US as a “pile-on”.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
When politicians fire up on ‘security’,my bulldust detector goes to DEFCON 1

When politicians fire up on ‘security’,my bulldust detector goes to DEFCON 1

Using “security” as a justification for a policy initiative opens the door to interventions that are,in the words of former Treasury secretary Dr Ken Henry,“frankly,bad”.

  • byRoss Gittins
Bob Carr to sue NZ foreign minister for calling him a ‘Chinese puppet’

Bob Carr to sue NZ foreign minister for calling him a ‘Chinese puppet’

New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters is facing calls to step down after he attacked Bob Carr for calling AUKUS “fragrant,methane-wrapped bullshit”.

  • byMatthew Knott
Submarines get a battering
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Submarines get a battering

While rah-rahs get a bargain.

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The ‘real’ Scott Morrison:former PM says Australians didn’t know who he was

The ‘real’ Scott Morrison:former PM says Australians didn’t know who he was

Australians did not know the “real” Scott Morrison when he occupied the nation’s top political office,the former prime minister says,adding he largely kept his faith private during his four years in power.

  • byJames Massola
Morrison reveals decision to take anti-depressants during premiers’ ‘pile on’,AUKUS decision

Morrison reveals decision to take anti-depressants during premiers’ ‘pile on’,AUKUS decision

Former prime minister Scott Morrison has revealed he took prescription medication to deal with mental health challenges while in office.

  • byJames Massola
Statecraft takes the biscuit
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Statecraft takes the biscuit

And Nabiac gets ready to rock.

A $50k bonus,cheap uni,extra healthcare:the 4400 navy jobs no one wants
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A $50k bonus,cheap uni,extra healthcare:the 4400 navy jobs no one wants

From submarines to aged care,the government and opposition have grand plans. But neither know where the workers will be found for them.

  • byShane Wright
Bad gateway! Naughty gateway!
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Bad gateway! Naughty gateway!

Edgy behaviour from the edge server.