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What are the protests against Victoria's construction union all about? An expert explains

After violence on Monday outside the Melbourne offices of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union, the Victorian government ordered a snap two-week shutdown of the construction industry. Yesterday these prote...

Australia's COVID plan was designed before we knew how Delta would hit us. We need more flexibility

Lukas Coch/AAPThe great economist John Maynard Keynes, when accused of inconsistency on some policy, is credited with saying: “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?” This point comes to mind in relat...

we're doing well despite Delta, but 3 major economic challenges loom

This week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development published its first “Economic Survey of Australia” since 2018. It gives Australia good marks for a remarkably good economic response to the COVID pan...

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Should I get a COVID vaccine while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

From Monday, Australia’s front-line health workers, quarantine staff, border control officers, and workers and residents in aged-care homes will be offered the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Some ...

Paid parental leave needs an overhaul if governments want us to have ‘one for the country’

As Australia and New Zealand face the realities of slow growth, or even a decline in population, it’s time to ask if their governments are doing enough. Especially if they want to encoura...

Victoria On The Road Towards COVID Normal - Andrews

The Victorian Premier and his ministers, have issued a press release that forecasts relief for some Victorians from the crippling restrictions. The public are getting restless after weeks of co...

How tech billionaires’ visions of human nature shape our world

In the 20th century, politicians’ views of human nature shaped societies. But now, creators of new technologies increasingly drive societal change. Their view of human nature may shape ...

Parrtjima opens in Australia’s Red Centre

Free event in Alice Springs will lift spirits every night until 20 September Parrtjima – A Festival in Light launched last night with an incredible display of lighting installations and ...

Prime Minister Interview with Peta Credlin, Sky News Live

PETA CREDLIN: Well, tonight, 26 year old Sarah Caisip is alone in a hotel quarantine room. Earlier today, as we've told you, she was allowed out of that hotel room to view the body of her d...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Interviewed by Ray Hadley, 4BC

RAY HADLEY: The Prime Minister has been in contact with me. He's on the line right now. Prime Minister, good morning to you.  PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ray. HADLEY: I note, in your...

Car subscription offers part-time workers access to a car during COVID-19

New research commissioned by Carly, Australia’s first flexible car subscription provider, surveyed more than 1200 Australians and found that 48% of part time workers would consider car subs...

Lifestyle

Your household power bills could be 15% cheaper, if Australia's energy regulator was doing its job

Joe Castro/AAPIf you’re like most Australians, the single biggest chunk of your energy bill — about 40% — goes to a network services company, which owns and operates the transmission lines or pipes delivering ele...

a simple way to cut carbon emissions — don't let polluters hide

ShutterstockWorld leaders and about 30,000 others from assorted interest groups will converge on Glasgow in November for the United Nations’ 26th annual climate summit, COP26 (“Conference of the Parties”).It wil...

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Your household power bills could be 15% cheaper, if Australia's energy regulator was doing its job

Joe Castro/AAPIf you’re like most Australians, the single biggest chunk of your energy bill — about 40% — goes to a network services company, which owns and operates the transmi...

a simple way to cut carbon emissions — don't let polluters hide

ShutterstockWorld leaders and about 30,000 others from assorted interest groups will converge on Glasgow in November for the United Nations’ 26th annual climate summit, COP26 (“Confe...

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Republicans have used a ‘law and order’ message to win elections before. This is why Trump could do it again

In 1991, Donald Trump’s mother, Mary, was mugged on a New York street. As Trump’s niece recounts in her new book, the young assailant slammed Mary’s head into her Rolls Royce so hard...

Ensuring a consistent Australian foreign policy - Scott Morrison

The Morrison Government will introduce new legislation to ensure the arrangements states, territories, councils and universities have with foreign governments are consistent with Australian...

Prime Minister Press Conference Australian Parliament House

PRIME MINISTER: Good afternoon everyone. Today's meeting of the National Cabinet came during a week of what I'd describe of increased hope. This was a week of hope. We were able to speak of...



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