Sweet, merciful Thursday. What happened while you were asleep? Well Gillian Triggs won’t be getting her job back, Bob Dylan won’t show up to accept his prize and “post-truth” became the word of the year.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has penned a damning report on Australian legislations that limit personal freedoms human rights defenders.
In the wake of last night’s Triggs vs Bishop stoush on QandA, TBS wants to know your thoughts.
A policy and politic special as Michael Burrill delivers TBS’ #currentaffairswrap, in a week of Sarah Hanson-Young, Joe Hockey, Pete Dutton and co dominating Australian news.
Michael Burrill’s current affairs wrap is all about “choices” – Jake Bilardi’s tragic choice of IS, PM Tony Abbott’s “lifestyle choice” for indigenous remote communities and, well, the PM’s appalling choices over asylum seeker policy.
David Leyonhjelm sensitively handled indigenous affairs this week, and George Brandis really palled up to Gillian Triggs. Michael Burrill delivers the highlights in this week’s #CurrentAffairsWrap.
Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap sees our PM talking-but-not-walking from #libspill, Gillian Triggs’ report on minors in detention and more ignorant bliss from Senator Jacqui Lambie.