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ir November 20, 2021

Australia screened US investment proposal over links to Epstein

The Australian government scrutinised an investment proposal over links to deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, DFAT documents show.

media October 2, 2021

Lachlanland: the power shifts in the Murdoch dynasty

With strategic acquisitions by Lachlan Murdoch putting News Corporation and Fox in a strong financial position, and a float of Foxtel expected next year, power is shifting in the media dynasty.

religion September 25, 2021

Exclusive: George Pell returned to Australia ahead of church reforms

Cardinal George Pell has spent the past several months in Sydney, as the Catholic Church prepares for its first reform conference in more than 80 years.

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.