Australia already has an extensive suite of anti-terrorism legislation, and the government hasn’t clarified what gap, if any, this new bill would fill.
There’s a perfect storm of circumstances that make our parliament a hotbed of avid anti-terrorism legislators, writes Fergal Davis.
Proposed changes to Australian citizenship will likely be limited in effectiveness, challenging to implement and possibly counter-productive, writes Sangeetha Pillai.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks the tough language of the post 9/11 era as he pushes for laws we don’t need, writes Fergal Davis.
Australia is in the midst of a free speech debate that threatens to go nowhere, writes George Williams.