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News February 15, 2020
Government stalling on Howard refugee compo
For nearly a decade, Payam Saadat has fought for compensation over the trauma he endured in immigration detention. More than 60 other cases rely on the result of his trial.
News February 01, 2020
The coronavirus epidemic
As the impact of the deadly coronavirus grows exponentially, health authorities are scrambling to contain the number of infections, while University of Queensland researchers are working day and night on a potential vaccine.
News February 08, 2020
The biggest party donor you’ve never heard of
Liberal insiders say Isaac Wakil was never present in high-end donor circles. So what prompted the reclusive 92-year-old to donate $4.1 million to the Liberal Party?
News January 25, 2020
Exclusive: Red Cross employees speak out
As the Australian Red Cross faces criticisms over its bushfire efforts, current and former employees question the broad scope of its fundraising appeal.
News December 21, 2019
The long, hot summer
Australia is on fire and the volunteers on the front line are sounding an alarm. Lacking vital resources, they are exhausted and quickly draining their annual leave. And the season has no end in sight.
News December 14, 2019
Sexual abuse survivor rebukes Hillsong head
While Brian Houston celebrates Hillsong’s new multimillion-dollar church in New York, a victim of his father’s sexual abuse crowdfunds to pay for cancer treatment.
News December 07, 2019
Australia and digital data
As the ACCC inquires into the data use of digital platforms, the government is caught in a faceoff between News Corp and the tech giants.
News November 30, 2019
Bolt, Pascoe and the culture wars
As Andrew Bolt attempts to start a culture war over Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu, a search of primary documents affirms the book’s accuracy.
News November 23, 2019
Saving Julian Assange
A band of strange political bedfellows have united for a common cause – to fight for the return of Julian Assange to Australia.
News November 16, 2019
Co-designing the Voice to Parliament
Despite an early promise by the Morrison government to deliver better outcomes for Indigenous Australians, they remain no closer to being recognised in the constitution.
News November 09, 2019
Mental health cost of welfare
A wide-ranging review of Australian mental health has pointed to the welfare system, particularly the troubled jobactive program, as a key driver in the crisis.
News November 02, 2019
Outsourcing to hit ‘dysfunctional’ aged-care system
While the aged-care royal commission’s interim report highlights the need for reform, experts warn the government’s plans to outsource health assessments may only add to the crisis.