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World October 23, 2021

Myanmar releases political detainees after ASEAN stand

China denies testing a hypersonic missile at low orbit. International tourists are set to return to Fiji. Sebastian Kurz out again as Austria’s leader over embezzlement allegations.


Health October 23, 2021

Opening up: Covid-19 cases could still reach 750,000

As the eastern states emerge from lockdowns, the pandemic isn’t over, it’s just changing shape.

Immigration October 23, 2021

Coalition attempts to wedge Labor on immigration

As Christian Porter is protected in the house of representatives, details have emerged of Alex Hawke’s attempt to wedge Labor on immigration.

Immigration October 23, 2021

Three interpreters killed in Afghanistan

The Australian government’s emergency 449 visas are set to expire, as another ex-ADF interpreter has been reported dead.

Indigenous Affairs October 23, 2021

How the fight to save WA’s native forests was finally won

The battle to save WA’s remaining old-growth forests required activists to mobilise public opinion and pressure the government to see the financial, climate and biodiversity benefits of leaving those forests intact.

IR October 23, 2021

Inside the fall of Hong Kong’s free press

Hong Kong’s journalists are being targeted, their offices raided and their work censored or shut down. While some reporters have self-exiled, those who remain ask: Who could be arrested next?

Resources October 23, 2021

The three-point plan Morrison needs to halve 2030 emissions

For all the noise surrounding Scott Morrison’s supposed shift on climate targets, his changes are actually insignificant. But there is a straightforward, three-point path to cut Australia’s emissions by 2030 – if only there were the political will.

Rural October 16, 2021

Exclusive: Government documents reveal Indigenous infection rates

Leaked documents show Covid-19 infections among Indigenous people are almost double the national average.

IR October 16, 2021

Wuhan: What the Markson book
tells us

A significant figure globally in the culture war over Covid-19, Sharri Markson gives an account of the virus’s outbreak that is lucid, flawed and revealing.

Environment October 16, 2021

Clock ticks for the Nationals on climate

The Nationals meet on Sunday to decide their climate change policy, although some members worry Barnaby Joyce has already done a deal with Scott Morrison.

Resources October 16, 2021

The climate case that has the Morrison government scrambling

The leaking by the Morrison government of court submissions shows its antagonistic attitude towards the judiciary, particularly in cases related to climate change.

Law & Crime October 16, 2021

What are the Labor IBAC hearings actually about?

As federal Labor MP Anthony Byrne is embroiled in Victoria’s branch-stacking probe, the party is watching to see who else may be called to testify in front of the commission.