Hannah Ryan

is a journalist for AAP, writing here as an independent contributor.

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News February 05, 2022

How political parties hide the source of their donations

The final disclosures of political donations to be published before the election show the source of more than half of the money is hidden by loopholes.

podcast February 01, 2022

What going back to school actually looks like

Today, journalist Hannah Ryan on the debate over when, and how, to return to in-class learning, and what going back to school actually looks like.

podcast November 10, 2021

Inside Australia’s postal service crisis

Hannah Ryan on what these delays tell us about the vulnerability in Australia Posts’ business model.

News November 06, 2021

What is going on with Australia Post deliveries?

As Australia Post records huge profits, its delivery system is in freefall. Will frustrated customers see a turn around by Christmas?

podcast October 06, 2021

Everything you need to know about NSW’s new Premier

Hannah Ryan on Dominic Perrottet’s life and career so far, and what it tells us about the kind of leader he will be.

podcast September 23, 2021

Can Australia actually reach its vaccination goal?

Australia is now steadily marching towards the magic number of 80 percent of the population aged 16 and above being fully vaccinated: the number that should see lockdowns and most restrictions end.

podcast September 16, 2021

What happens after we’re vaccinated?

From this week residents in NSW, who have been locked down for nearly three months, will finally be able to leave their homes. But the new freedoms are contingent on one important factor: their vaccination status.

podcast September 07, 2021

What we can learn from the world’s reopening

As our political leaders fight over the proposed national plan to re-open the country, health experts are imploring us to learn from the experiences of places like the UK and Israel.

News September 04, 2021

What can the world teach us about opening up with Covid-19?

As the federal government pushes towards reopening on the back of high vaccination numbers, the nation can learn its biggest lessons from other countries that have exited harsh lockdowns in a bid to establish Covid normal.

News June 13, 2020

The last refugee family on Nauru

Having endured seven years on Nauru, Salah and his son Mustafa are the last refugee family remaining on the island, after their US resettlement applications were rejected.