Dear Mark Butler, here are some facts about how Scott Morrison funded faith groups
The health minister has sought details on how taxpayers paid for faith-based groups with the former PM’s blessing. We’re here to help.
All politics is personal: the march of US religious zealotry is decades long and won’t pause now
The conservative movement that overturned Roe v Wade has won its greatest victory, but don’t think it’s going to stop there.
‘A wonderful day’: Australian anti-abortionists celebrate Roe v Wade’s demise
Anti-abortion groups and some politicians say the decision will energise efforts to roll back access to reproductive health in Australia.
From leader to loser: Roe decision makes US an outlier on abortion
Nearly 50 years ago America led the world in liberalising abortion laws. Now it joins Iran, North Korea and Russia in shredding them.
Growing number of single-parent families
There are more than one million single-parent families in Australia, and four of every five of those parents is female, census data shows.
All quiet on the Rupe/Jerry front … que the Q? … Hollie’s quick off the Marxist
Is this what you call a conspiracy of silence in News Corp’s empire over the Murdoch/Hall split? And that’s just as the big Q breaks his/her/its silence.
$50b in retirement savings gone — taken by vested interests in industry super funds
Those who claim to represent workers did the opposite — their members have lost billions because of their greed.
The US Supreme Court declares open season on America
The judges now sitting on the highest bench in the US have upended 230 years of jurisprudence, and opened a Pandora’s box on gun laws.
Australia is more than a set for US stories: why government needs to back local film
Until streamers and policymakers offer significant support, there’ll continue to be paltry Australian content on streaming services, writes Australian Writers Guild executive director Claire Pullen.
Should monetary support for Australia’s media ecosystem fill gaps in traditional platforms, or help them transition to a more diverse future?
The aim of the January 6 Committee may not be to fully convince Trump disciples, but to at least weaken the intensity of their fanaticism and delusion.
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Health Minister Mark Butler acts after ‘concerning’ Crikey revelations on Hillsong-linked rehab
Minister seeks urgent briefing from health officials on the status of grants made by the Morrison government to faith-based services and facilities.
Fox and Murdochs lose another round in US$1.6b court case over channel’s Trump-inspired ‘rigged’ election reports
A US judge has given Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch more bad news in the suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems: sorry, guys, the case goes on.
A note from a not-so-precious lawyer: believing survivors doesn’t mean discarding the presumption of innocence
All the media had to do in the lead-up to the trial of Brittany Higgins’ alleged rapist was keep its mouth shut. Disastrously, that didn’t happen.
The residual number of Australians left in the lurch is relatively negligible.
Citizens need faith in critical institutions for democracy to work. Only trend-driven reporting can tell us who to trust.
Brendan Murphy, the face of Australia’s pandemic response, expected to retire amid government shake-up
While he recently denied retirement was on his mind, the health department secretary may be moving on from his role as top doctor.
The unvaxxed will always be with us. But their power and presence has been dealt a blow
The federal election showed that people had by and large rejected anti-vax propaganda. But the problem is not completely a thing of the past.
The NDIA abandons best practice to save pennies in this blind man’s tribunal case
This legally blind man says the National Disability Insurance Agency doesn’t cooperate with people with disabilities. Instead it fights them.
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