‘How will they unite with their family?’: Ukrainians seeking visas in Australia face impossible deadline
While there’s no end in sight for the invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainians seeking refuge in Australia have only a matter of days to obtain visas.
As Albanese globe-trots, News Corp wastes little time making the case for regime change
Publications like The Australian have been quick to criticise the prime minister for… visiting war-torn nations?
If Nick Kyrgios played rugby league, would he be on the team this weekend? Unlikely
A criminal allegation hangs over Kyrgios’ head as he heads into Wimbledon’s quarter-final. Should he be allowed to continue playing?
Gripped by draconian laws, Europe is mired in its own abortion crisis
Abortion access remains restrictive or in some cases outright illegal in many European countries. Activists are fighting daily to support those in need.
Another rate hike: RBA punishes households again — and there’s more to come
The Reserve Bank has raised rates 0.5% for the second month in a row and intends to lift them by more.
‘Is this right?’ At Crown, this simple question went missing in action
Crown’s operations involved significant risk-taking, yet James Packer — the company’s top executive at the time — was never informed. Why?
A strong and capable culture of integrity requires a framework that is inclusive and inter-connected.
Ex-president Donald Trump has managed to avoid accountability despite his many and varied lawless activities. Will the January 6 committee finally end that?
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Government’s Workforce Australia launch derailed by outages and errors
Australians who risk losing welfare payments if they don’t fulfil Workforce Australia’s requirements were unable to access the service at launch.
Justice resourcing an acute issue for politicians before ICAC — and many others
Why does the NSW ICAC take so long to finalise its inquiries? Because it faces similar funding restrictions to NSW courts.
Trial over, Depp v Heard content creators are pivoting to new topics or going dark
TikTok and YouTube creators relentlessly made content for their audience’s insatiable interest in the Depp v Heard trial. When it finished they asked: what’s next?
‘End of Financial Year Sales’ is on tonight. Thanks, Leigh…
The veteran anchor of ABC’s 7.30 program — spanning 12 years and five prime ministerships — will be signing off one final time.
Press freedom in death throes as autocrats shutter media outlets of Nobel laureates
Less than a year after journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were anointed the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for press freedom, both their media outlets have been forcibly closed.
Abortion drugs are overpoliced and underprescribed in Australia
The draconian regulation of these safe, effective drugs is a hangover from an anti-abortion ’90s government.
‘At what point does it start to become coercive?’ Access to reproductive health still highly inequitable
While most contraceptives are subsided through Medicare, many additional services require out-of-pocket costs.
While politicians are settling in, aged care faces a worst-case scenario on workforce
A report from CEDA shows a dramatic worsening in our aged care workforce problem — with little sign the government is rushing to fix it.
Vaping is a health danger for young kids, and governments must intervene
The number of people vaping, including pre-teens, is increasing — as is the accessibility of black market retailers on social media.
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