Law and order

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Who is keeping an eye on our federal politicians?
By Richard Denniss
A parliamentary committee’s report on the Centrelink robo-debt debacle makes for damning reading
By Alex McKinnon
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The woman, her children and the lake: Akon Guode’s tragic story
By Helen Garner
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Tragic evidence of child sexual abuse in the Newcastle Anglican Church
By Anne Manne
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How authorities lost control of juvenile detention
By Russell Marks
A trip to the Philippines reveals the human cost of the war on drugs
By Margaret Simons
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Philippe Sands’ ‘East West Street’ mixes memoir, biography and thriller to explain the origins of ‘crimes against humanity’ and ‘genocide’
By Martin Krygier
IBAC investigates the Victorian education department’s failed Ultranet
By Catherine Ford
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True crime and entertainment in Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’
By Anna Goldsworthy
The notorious island has been a site of incarceration, occupation and, now, “extreme gardening”
By Sophie Cunningham
The dominance of baby boomers is becoming total
By Richard Cooke
Internet access in jails
By Oscar Schwartz
Managing child sex offenders in the community
By Sam Vincent
Trouble in the Family Court
By Jess Hill
An Australian author writes for Burmese television
By Phillip Gwynne
The author of ‘This House of Grief’ and ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’ on writing about darkness
By Helen Garner
Tony Abbott presents Rosie Batty with the 2015 Australian of the Year award, 25 January 2015. © Mick Tsikas / AAP
The costs and causes of domestic violence
By Jess Hill
The BARK program at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre sees prisoners taking care of dogs
By Andrew McMillen