Roman Quaedvlieg was sacked on Thursday by the governor-general on the recommendation of the government.
The government has been extraordinarily secretive when questioned in recent months about where the investigation was up to and why it was so prolonged.
Politics Podcast: Peter Dutton on balancing interests in Home Affairs.
Peter Dutton says there is no basis to concerns about the excess power of the home affairs department.
George Brandis told the Senate that classical liberal values were under 'greater challenge than at any time in my memory'.
Seeking monogamy without jealousy? Try ditching the fear of your partner's intimate connections with others and write your own relationship rules, suggests a relationship researcher.
It's ironic, but true, that the man who was lambasted for asserting the right for people to be bigots is at present the strongest voice in the cabinet for the protections of the rule of law.
The laws regulating the sex industry are a mess – MPs are doing an important job examining them.
The public spat over visa regulations between South Africa's ministers of tourism and of home affairs raises the important question why the government is not on the same page regarding a key policy.