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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.

World May 1, 2021

Covid-19 variants cause surge in Indian deaths

Australian bureaucrat uses Anzac Day to warn of ‘drums of war’.  Rescue mission for bodies of Indonesian submariners. ASEAN summit falls short on Myanmar military crackdown.

Media May 1, 2021

Film productions move to Australia

As the pandemic rages overseas, scores of major film and TV projects are moving production to Australia. But will this gold rush bring any lasting benefits to the local industry?

Resources May 1, 2021

US carbon tariff offers opportunity for Australia

Analysis: News Joe Biden is eyeing a carbon border adjustment scheme doesn’t bode well for Australian exports – unless key industries including beef and aluminium move to embrace green technology breakthroughs.

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.