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Hugh Riminton

National Affairs Editor

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Ahmed Khan Fled War As A Teen, Only To Face A Killer In Christchurch

3 min read

Ahmed Khan’s voice is so quiet it's almost inaudible. His eyes are flat. Expressionless.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The 15 Critical Seats That Will Decide The Next Election

11 min read

The odd thing about this election is that the government needs to gain seats to hold onto power.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Cardinal's Legacy Is One Of Crime And Cover-Up

4 min read

Peter Fox was in his caravan on the NSW mid-north coast when word came through of George Pell’s conviction for abusing two choirboys in the 1990s.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Mr Dutton, We Will Not Apologise For Reporting The Facts, As We Always Do

3 min read

As ministerial press releases go, it was a full-on spray.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Two Tragedies Behind The Historic Asylum Seeker Vote

3 min read

Two tragedies four years apart form the background to today’s historic Parliamentary vote making it easier to medically evacuate refugees from Nauru and Manus Island.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

From Wars To Living Rooms: Four Decades On The Front Line Of News

3 min read

One summer afternoon, long ago in a small town far from here, I met a radio news director.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Two Senators Will Go This Federal Election. Only One Will Be Missed.

4 min read

The 2019 federal election will end of the careers of two National Party Senators. Both are men in their 60s. That is where the similarity ends.

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Bali Bombing Cleric Has 'Clear Conscience': Abu Bakar Bashir's Lawyer Speaks

3 min read

The lawyer of Abu Bakar Bashir -- the man considered the mastermind of the Bali bombings -- is concerned the mood around his client's early release from prison has become "too negative" and wants people to chill out.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

If You're Looking For Justice, Don't Look To Indonesia

3 min read

There he was grinning broadly. Tucking into a lavish lunch with powerful supporters.

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National

Revealed: The Best Uni Degrees if You Want To Get A Job Fast

3 min read

Want to earn big money soon after leaving uni? Avoid science, hospitality and psychology.

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Exclusive

Bali Nine Member Renae Lawrence To Be Released Within Days

1 min read

Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence is expected to be released from prison within weeks, after serving more than 13 years behind bars.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

WTAF!? The Moment Donald Trump Accused A Black Woman Of Racism For Asking A Question

2 min read

Donald Trump was in full flight in his 90 minute post-election news conference. By any traditional measure, it was ugly.