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Our first duty as Commonwealth parliamentarians is to defend the sovereignty, values and national interest of the Australian ­people. Any self-respecting politician in the free world also feels an obligation to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. We would be failing in these...

James Paterson - The Australian Financial Review - Tuesday 19 November The corporations and financial services committee’s first oversight hearing of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for the new Parliament in September generated some excited media commentary about a “new approach” to parliamentary scrutiny. Some commentators...

EDITORIAL - The Australian - Monday 18 November The Australian’s Strategic Forum — Navigating the East-West Divide — is timely. Featuring speakers including Paul Keating, Josh Frydenberg, Huawei Australia chairman John Lord and former White House chief strategist John Bannon (in a prerecorded interview), the conference...

Nathan Atrill - Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 18 November China's denial of visas to Liberal MP Andrew Hastie and his Senate colleague James Paterson – because of their criticism of its human rights abuses and political repression – is the latest in Australia’s increasingly awkward...