Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has backed ASIO chief Mike Burgess’ refusal to name the former politician who he said had betrayed Australia. Australia’s top security chief is under intense pressure to publicly name the ex-politician who he said was recruited by undisclosed agents from an overseas network. During his annualContinue Reading

A former immigration detainee is expected to face court on Thursday following two alleged incidents in Melbourne. The man, 43, was arrested on Wednesday after two women allegedly contacted police. In a statement, Victoria Police confirmed the man was “recently released following a High Court ruling”. “Police have arrested aContinue Reading

NSW’s workplace health and safety regulator has been referred to the anti-corruption watchdog over “significant flaws” in the procurement of inaccurate monitoring devices meant to detect toxic silica particles which were meant to protect workers using engineered stone. In a scathing report handed down by the NSW auditor-general Margaret CrawfordContinue Reading

A senior NSW planning bureaucrat stood down amid parliamentary allegations she used insider information for the purchase of a $3.8m home “was not involved” in direct discussions, the chief planning department boss has revealed in budget estimates. Earlier this month, Liberal MP Alister Henskens alleged under parliamentary privilege that aContinue Reading