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World May 8, 2021

Modi punished at polls after Covid-19 resurgence

Jacinda Ardern pledges to continue to denounce Chinese human rights abuses. German philosopher declines UAE book award. Why China’s population is shrinking.


Resources May 8, 2021

Clive Palmer’s method of attack

Clive Palmer is running a multimillion-dollar campaign against the corporate regulator. The only question is: What does he hope to achieve?

Immigration May 8, 2021

Exclusive: Howard minister slams ban on India returnees

Following the prime minister’s ban on Australian citizens returning from India, Fran Bailey has called the decision abhorrent and an indictment on the government.

Law & Crime May 8, 2021

Our Watch and respectful relationships

Leaked documents show the Morrison government is actively undermining respectful relationships education and preventing expert materials from being taught.

Media May 8, 2021

McKinsey and the NDIA

While the government works to reform the disability insurance agency and restart robo-debt, management consultancy McKinsey has amassed significant influence.

Resources May 8, 2021

Hugh White on how a conflict with China ‘would very likely become a nuclear war’

As the Morrison government attempts a policy of containment against China, it risks the real prospect of war and one of the biggest failures of statecraft in Australia’s history.

Indigenous Affairs May 7, 2021

Inquest into death of Wayne Fella Morrison

Five years after his death in custody, the inquest into how Wayne Fella Morrison died has been slowed by legal argument and a campaign to protect prison officers.

Law & Crime May 1, 2021

Exclusive: Government review follows Tame appointment

The Morrison government has launched an urgent review of the Australia Day Council but denies a link to the 2021 win of outspoken advocate Grace Tame.

Health May 1, 2021

Health key to Tasmanian election

As Tasmanians go to the polls this weekend, the outcome remains surprisingly uncertain, balanced precariously on a crumbling health system and preferential voting that favours personalities over parties.

Defence May 1, 2021

‘Visceral’ response to Pezzullo in Defence

Despite bellicose Anzac Day remarks, Mike Pezzullo may not head to Defence, but could replace Phil Gaetjens.

Immigration May 1, 2021

Asylum seekers attacked in Port Moresby

Refugees formerly held on Manus Island have been robbed at gunpoint in Port Moresby. With Covid-19 cases rising in Papua New Guinea, advocates fear for these men and the others still awaiting resettlement after years in detention.

Defence May 1, 2021

Extremism and clear terminology

New terminology introduced by ASIO to describe violent extremist groups carefully avoids ‘right- or left-wing’ descriptors. But in not calling out right-wing extremism, is the national security agency guilty of double standards and bowing to the conservative side of politics?