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The Morrison government’s biggest economic problem? Climate change denia

The Morrison government's biggest economic problem? Climate change denial The government’s stubborn commitment to coal is alienating it from its natural supporters in the business...

Australia has two decades to avoid the most damaging impacts of...

Australia has two decades to avoid the most damaging impacts of climate change Iain Stewart, ClimateWorks Australia The long-awaited special report on the science underpinning the...

New UN report outlines ‘urgent, transformational’ change needed to hold global...

New UN report outlines 'urgent, transformational' change needed to hold global warming to 1.5°C National Renewable Energy Lab/Flickr, CC BY-NC Mark Howden, Australian National University and...

The uncivil Mr Jones

View from The Hill: The uncivil Mr Jones Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The row over shock jock Alan Jones and what will be displayed on...

‘Honeygate’ deepens as new tests reveal 27% of brands are adulterated

'Honeygate' deepens as new tests reveal 27% of brands are adulterated The new discovery significantly deepens the ‘fake honey’ scandal. Subbotina Anna/Shutterstock.com Mark Patrick Taylor, Macquarie University...

Coalition’s changes to finance laws could be a ‘dreadful step backwards’

“What is actually the point of undoing it? One actually asks, why do you want to do this?” he said. “Why is it in the...

Labor to hold its own ‘hearings’ for bank victims

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra Labor will flush out more victims of the banks and other financial institutions by holding a series of roundtables in...

Banking Royal Commission’s damning report: ‘Things are so bad that new...

Banking Royal Commission's damning report: 'Things are so bad that new laws might not help' Peter Martin, The Conversation Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne has identified “greed”...

With Justin Milne gone, how does the ABC go about restoring...

Andrew Dodd, University of Melbourne The ABC’s former chairman, Justin Milne, has propelled himself from obscurity to infamy in just four days. Along the way,...

Government sets up inquiry into embattled ABC chairman’s email

Government sets up inquiry into embattled ABC chairman's email Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The government has ordered an investigation into ABC chairman Justin Milne’s reported...