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Russia Seeks to Annex Occupied Ukraine as Invasion Goals Shift

Nearly 10 weeks into the war and with its troops making only marginal gains in Ukraine’s east, Russia is focused on cementing both military and political control over the territory it has taken so...

‘Time is now’: Australia-wide campaign for referendum

By Natassia Chrysanthos A new campaign will tell Australians that the time has come to decide if they want to recognise the nation’s first people in the Constitution as it calls on the country to...

‘As close as you’ll get to free’: Tasmanian couple take road trip to Sydney in electric car for $43.38

When Sharee McCammon and her partner set out for Sydney on a road trip the price of petrol in cities along the east coast had spiked to more than $2 a litre. But the couple...

Morrison says he can’t make aged care nurses fall from the sky. Sounds like he’s not even trying

By Sarah Holland-Batt This week, the Fair Work Commission commenced landmark hearings into whether Australia’s aged care workforce should receive a 25% pay rise, to bring their pay into parity with disability and hospital workers. Undoubtedly,...

Needling Albanese over his Covid workload is a sign that Morrison is starting to worry

Katharine Murphy on politicsAustralia newsThe PM desperately needs to turn the spotlight back on to Albanese, so he is using playground tactics to goad his opponent into error Was I the only person in the...

Australia’s 2022 election: toxic politics and a lack of ambition

By Barry Jones This is an edited extract of the Jim Carlton Integrity Lecture to be delivered this evening at the Accountability Round Table, Melbourne Law School by Barry Jones. Jones joined the ALP in...

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Keep checking back to this page for regular updates Thursday 28 April 2022 Liberal party MP Trent Zimmerman says he and fellow moderate MPs “prevailed” over the deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, in securing a net zero...

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