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law & crime September 1, 2021

Exclusive: Denis Handlin acknowledges misconduct at Sony

Former Sony chief executive Denis Handlin has spoken for the first time since leaving the company, acknowledging that he had dealt with ‘issues of sexual misconduct’ across all levels of the business.

resources August 14, 2021

IPCC climate report author: our final plea to the world

For the first time, the IPCC has been able to emphatically conclude that human influence is responsible for almost all global warming experienced since pre-industrial times. All model scenarios show a breach of the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree Celsius target in the early 2030s.

ir August 14, 2021

Scott Morrison and the women’s movement

This weekend marks six months since the Brittany Higgins allegations broke. How much political capital has Scott Morrison expended on issues of concern to women, particularly their safety and economic security?

media August 7, 2021

Morrison approached Tabcorp for Covid-19 lottery

As Labor tries to capture the debate over vaccine incentives, the Morrison government has been working on a possible lottery.

law & crime July 24, 2021

What drives Dr Kerry Chant?

Dr Kerry Chant is on the front line in the fight against Covid-19. She is described by colleagues as someone who abhors small talk and will give advice regardless of the impact on her career.

media July 24, 2021

Can Mark Scott transform universities?

A former journalist and son of a line of management consultants, Mark Scott arrives at the University of Sydney as an unlikely vice-chancellor. Can his curious talents turn around a struggling sector?

law & crime July 17, 2021

The rise and rise of Australian authoritarianism

As Australia’s security laws become more authoritarian – on the basis of supposed threats from terrorism and China – their lack of oversight threatens our democratic foundations.

media July 10, 2021

Part one: The true story of Australia’s vaccine failure

A time line of the science behind the Covid-19 vaccines shows how close Australia came to its own breakthroughs, and how it backed the wrong candidates.

resources July 10, 2021

Exclusive: Frydenberg pushed AGL to sack boss

As AGL attempted to clean up its energy, Josh Frydenberg intervened to have its chief executive sacked. Now the company is de-merging to salvage its failing coal assets.

law & crime July 10, 2021

Harassment continues in university debating

A successful run in university debating can set up a student for a powerful career in politics or law. But there are questions over a toxic culture and persistent accounts of misconduct.

law & crime July 10, 2021

Inquiry into Crown Resorts

As the public hearings of Victoria’s royal commission into Crown come to a close, discussion turns to what reforms are needed after reports of tax evasion and money-laundering.