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Authoritarian leaders butcher COVID-19 response, leading to deaths

The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week updated its report on excess deaths from COVID-19 ...  
RBA rate rise puts pressure on Coalition ahead of Election

The recent Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate rise won't make it any easier for the Morrison ...  
Inspired by Australia's inhumanity, UK plans to send refugees to Rwanda

As broadcast on the BBC 's World Service on 15 April, the policy of asylum seeker deterrence is ...  
With migration, Labor's nurses plan can work

Two major Labor policies will require a substantial increase in the nurse and doctor workforce ...  
The Republic, Easter and the decline of religious devotion in Australia

Australian Republicans are stirring back to life again.   
EXCLUSIVE: Northern Rivers three weeks on

19 March 2022 was three weeks since the natural disaster in the Northern Rivers began.  
Not nearly enough: Flood money for NSW and Qld inadequate

The funds put up by the Federal Government are an insult to the people suffering flooding, writes ...  
Avi Yemini sinks to new low, tries to raise money from tragic floods

I’ve just seen an Avi Yemini video in which he stands in some floodwater and tries to get some ...  
Repeated failures by Coalition Government expose us to COVID risk

With COVID cases now in the hundreds of thousands, there's something lacking in the narrative ...  
Future of working holiday visa unclear

Working holiday makers (WHM) have been a key part of Australia’s immigration arrangements since ...  
A tale of two stories: Tame attacked while Colbeck off 'Scott-free'

The constant attacks on Grace Tame and the indifferent shrug towards Minister Richard Colbeck's ...  
Visa changes target low-skill employment with few worker protections

As visa changes are likely to continue the influx of migrants, the Government is prioritising ...  
Djokovic unhappy but Australia's refugees face lifelong persecution

Our focus should be on refugees that have been imprisoned for years rather than Novak Djokovic's ...  
On becoming Australian

There are many privileges and responsibilities that come with being an MP, but the best part of my ...  
Immigration reform must respect migrants' rights and drive economic growth

In the mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) for 2021-22, the Government has announced a ...  
University of Sydney plans to cut courses, threatening education standards

Teaching standards are under threat at the University of Sydney, writes Dr Daniel Gregory.  
Badfinger’s Straight Up album rocks 50 years later

Despite difficulties with their record company and crooked manager, power-pop pioneers Badfinger ...  
Living standards tumbling in Australia despite booming national wealth

Households are getting a lower share of the nation’s income than ever before, despite total ...  

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