Power is shifting away

Monday, 6 August 2007   The Australian state  Comments Off on Power is shifting away 

These anti-terrorist powers, and the Ministers responsible for them, are not the main issue in this debate. This is less about Haneef’s civil liberties than a fight between the government and the judiciary over who uses these powers.

They just don’t get it

Monday, 6 August 2007   Tactics  Comments Off on They just don’t get it 

The second of two posts ahead of this week’s reconvening of parliament To underpin its NT intervention, the government is likely to propose a wide-ranging overhaul of the current system this week including welfare payments and the permit system. The Australian reports that Rudd’s support on the intervention will be challenged by the left. If […]