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#3 TOP IA STORY OF 2018: Dutton’s ‘rule of law’ comments could come to haunt him

Home Affairs Monster Peter Dutton kept himself in the news all through 2018, yet somehow his ...  
Shock jocks and Kathy 'I fought the law' Jackson

Peter Wicks reports on the latest developments of the "Jacksonville" matter.  
Big business: Legally avoiding tax the Australian way

Newly released ATO figures indicate that big business has avoided tax for the fourth year in a ...  
Banking Royal Commission: CBA in the dock

Evan Jones gives a first-hand account of the CBA's time under the microscope during the Banking ...  
Above the zeitgeist: Banking corruption as normality

Banking has become the crime made good.   
Breaking from the past: A new Australian Constitution?

In his new book, Graham Paterson advocates for a new Constitution that recognises Australia's ...  
Superfluous to law enforcement: Peter Dutton’s move on encryption

Peter Dutton is hastily backing a new bill which would make encrypted communications accessible to ...  
Protect human rights! Urgently support Alan Austin's legal defence fund

The team at IA are asking readers and supporters to assist with a legal emergency one of our ...  
The Bourke Street attack and the tactical trolley

Every time Australian security agencies are tested at counter-terrorism, they fail, writes inte ...  
Abused by the system: The unfair stigma surrounding sex workers

Sex workers have been struggling to obtain fair rights with laws and social stigma making it ...  
The Whitlam dismissal: Four decades on

Even with all the changes wrought by Whitlam and subsequent governments, we still have the British ...  
Two-year legal fight reveals oil industry's Great Australian Bight spill spin

A two-year Greenpeace legal battle with BP has revealed how dangerous drilling by any oil company ...  
Trump's America: A personal picture

America is now cowering to the power of a greedy, dishonest, immoral minority which is transfor ...  
Julian Assange and Wikileaks' service to journalism should be applauded

The service Wikileaks performs and what is at stake for a free media should be championed.  
Stuart Robert's litany of transgressions

Stuart Robert still owes money to Australian taxpayers as well as an apology and an explanation as ...  
Are Australian labour hire companies exploiting vulnerable workers?

All over Australia labour-hire companies are big business, hiring mainly casual and temporary ...  
#MeToo: Why women delay reporting sexual assault

Victims have no energy for blame or public accusations because society only rewards confident ...  
2018 Australian workplace fatality statistics revealed

Rachel Erin from Australian Accident Helpline reports on the alarming number of deaths in Austr ...