The nationwide outage of Australia’s second-largest telecommunications companies should prompt a reconsideration of bringing these essential services under public ownership, argues Isaac Nellist.
Following the dropping of charges against ABC reporter Dan Oakes, Jim McIlroy reports on the media union's campaign to reform laws that criminalise journalism.
NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon is again the target of a very public attack. This time it is not being led by the Murdoch press but by the Greens federal parliamentary caucus. Former Greens leader Bob Brown has also stepped in and repeated his demand she step down.
Attacking Rhiannon for sticking to her principles has become a pastime for the right-wing of the Greens.