In 2017, the material gathered by McBride became the trove of documents and revelations called The Afghan Files.
We wish to record our disappointment and distress on how the allegations of atrocities in Afghanistan have been addressed by the Prime Minister, and in particular the Chief of the Defence Forces.
A 'warrior culture' also comes in for some withering treatment, which is slightly odd given the kill and capture tasks these men have been given with mind numbing regularity.
Rees makes clear from the outset, current cruelty is worldwide, deliberate and escalating.
Australia has given the world two influential and disruptive exports in the field of media.
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has fragmented the profession into two distinct categories, leaving many free from scrutiny and not subject to governance or the profession’s code of conduct.
From the infamous Boss Tweed of Tammany Hall notoriety of New York City in the late 19th century, to the present, council maladministration, if not outright corruption, has too often been co-driver with council governance.
This month, the US Department of Justice summoned up the courage to use Section 2 of the Sherman Act in filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
Across the Tasman, the New Zealand Customs Service is increasingly concerned at the record volume of illegal cigarettes entering the country through Malaysian criminal syndicates.
This case, involving a former ASIS officer involved in a bugging operation in Timor Leste in 2004, and the related prosecution of his lawyer, Bernard Collaery, has come to a sorry pass.
Throughout much of the world there have been protests, in the name of freedom, against some of the steps taken by governments to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Even the most serious and significant of issues eg matters to do literally with life and death can and will be brought into play and weaponised.