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World November 27, 2021

Fears for Peng Shuai’s safety after sexual assault claim

Human rights groups want proof of Chinese tennis player’s wellbeing. Venezuela’s opposition performs dismally in polls for governors and mayors. Austria locks down as Covid-19 cases grow again in Europe.


Immigration November 27, 2021

‘This is a torture hotel’: Inside the Park Hotel outbreak

Detained in the same hotel from where Victoria’s second wave escaped, Covid-positive refugees describe conditions that breach the recommendations of the quarantine inquiry and feel like ‘torture’.

Religion November 27, 2021

What the religious discrimination bill is really about

The Morrison government’s religious discrimination bill is being rushed into parliament ahead of the election, although it fails to clarify key aspects of discrimination, including the treatment of queer school students.

Resources November 27, 2021

What does Shell’s takeover of Powershop mean for green energy?

Shell is one of the worst polluters in the world. What does that mean for Powershop, the green energy provider in which it just bought a 100 per cent stake?

Rural November 27, 2021

The murder of a 10-year-old girl

The murder of a 10-year-old girl by her teenage cousin has stunned a small-town community and torn apart a family. It has also exposed a system where extreme mental health issues have not been adequately prioritised.

Health November 27, 2021

Government outsources aged care reform to management consultants

Eight months after receiving the final report from the aged care royal commission, the Morrison government is spending millions of dollars on management consultancies rather than implementing key recommendations.

Health November 20, 2021

Exclusive: Government ‘star chamber’ targets doctors

The agency tasked with oversight of Medicare billing is accused of ‘terrorising’ doctors as it recoups tens of millions in payments.

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.

Immigration November 20, 2021

Afghanistan once more a terrorism threat

Key military and diplomatic figures have admitted that Afghanistan could again become a hub for terrorist activity.

Resources November 20, 2021

Australia’s climate change interference

Beyond its efforts to frustrate action at the Glasgow climate summit, Australia has been using international forums to ensure there will still be foreign funding for fossil fuel projects.

Environment November 20, 2021

Australia turned Glasgow into fossil fuel ‘coffee shop’

At ‘humanity’s last chance’ Australia was notorious for the prevalence of its talks and displays supporting fossil fuels.

World November 20, 2021

Biden, Xi tackle tensions, but Taiwan a sticking point

Kiribati wants commercial fishing to return in World Heritage-listed marine reserve. Gangs are stopping fuel supplies in Haiti to pressure caretaker PM to resign. Portugal enacts laws to support staff working from home.