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One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Australia’s web regulator looking into Pauline Hanson’s Voice to Parliament domain registrations

Pauline Hanson is being reviewed by auDA for ‘cybersquatting’ on domains relating to the Voice to Parliament and the Uluru statement.

Exhibitors at the Australasian Gaming Expo are showcasing facial recognition technology as a way to spot patrons and gather data on them (Image: Private Media)

Pubs are buying facial recognition technology to track and record you

Facial recognition can be used to identify patrons, track their movements and even record their emotions, according to companies advertising to gambling venues.

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‘Foolhardy and unrealistic’: the world according to NSW Agent-General Stephen Cartwright

Who is Stephen Cartwright, NSW’s $600,000 man in London? He’s had a lot to say over the years in NSW — especially about workers.

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Imported stigma: Roe v Wade distorts Australia’s reproductive rights fight

New research has found that Australians’ opinions and attitudes to abortion are strongly influenced by what is happening in the US.

‘Possible reset’ for Aust-China trade

Australia and China must resolve their differences with the global economy facing a number of difficulties, the Asian country’s ambassador has told journalists.

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On aged care salaries, underpaying workers is costing us dearly

The cost of not paying aged care workers properly is far greater than the sums required to fund a proper workforce.

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Serious question: can we trust politicians to make any decisions properly?

Are appointments to office too important to be left to politicians, or should democratically elected people hold sway? The Barilaro scandal illuminates that tension.

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News Corp delivers strong performance in a market cold on subscription businesses

After what seemed like a long period of running on the spot, the giant media organisation is delighted that its shares have risen 5%.

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ABC’s new ombudsman Fiona Cameron brings a political past — but will it matter?

The political history of new ABC ombudsman Fiona Cameron is closely linked with the Coalition. Is there any basis for fears of political bias?

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Media must abandon negativity bias to walk with Uluru Statement

For the Uluru Statement of the Heart to achieve its full potential, the Australian media must unlearn its reliance on conflict.

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News Corp, adrift and aimless, rebrands as progressive outlet for critical thinking

The Oz has lambasted a Guardian faux pas about the Stolen Generations, curiously foggy on its extensive history of culture war baiting.

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A Christian charity is promoting ‘abortion reversals’. Experts say they’re not safe

Genesis Pregnancy Support promises to connect people with a doctor to provide a medical abortion reversal, a procedure that experts say is ineffective and unsafe.

Maker of Australia’s unapproved vaccine blames ‘new world order’ for setbacks

After raising $1m to develop the unapproved vaccine, the pair behind it has sought more donations to a company helping to run the trial.

‘SURPRISE SURPRISE’: anti-vaxxers spread misinformation about the monkeypox vaccine

Quick to pivot from opposing the COVID-19 vaccine, anti-vax figures and groups are creating conspiracy theories about monkeypox vaccines.

‘Unethical’: crowdfunded online clinical trial giving ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Australians are bragging online that they’re able to legally take ivermectin thanks to a study given approval by a controversial institute.

Foot and mouth disease fragments have been detected in Australia. Here’s what you need to know

Biosecurity measures in airports have been ramped up to protect Australia from the disease that could deliver an $80 billion blow to the economy.

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Flying in the face of fact: are we all celebrities when it comes to emissions?

Whether you’re on a private jet or sitting at the back of a commercial plane, flying is still an elite, carbon-intensive pastime.

A man near a fire following a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine (Image: AAP/AP/Felipe Dana)

Environmental carnage is a war crime, too

Beyond the horrific human casualties of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a slew of environmental crises are emerging.

Police remove youth climate activists from Parliament House (Image: Twitter/@tomorrowmvmt)

‘Labor’s plan isn’t good enough’: young climate activists dragged out of Parliament

‘The police started dragging us out immediately without a chance to speak,’ a protest organiser said.

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Evil is patient: why soaring temperatures won’t shift policymakers

Will a catastrophic summer in Europe deliver real change on climate policy? Not while states remain captured by fossil fuel interests.

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