New super portfolio is a worry, Canberra Times, 29 July 2017

New super portfolio is a worry

The militarisation of our society gathers pace with the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new mega Home Affairs security department, flanked by armed soldiers.

This super portfolio is to be headed by Peter Dutton. It apparently doesn’t worry the PM that the head of the Border Force and another officer are on leave and under investigation. What has been going on in Peter Dutton’s current department?

Kathryn Kelly, Canberra

29 July 2017