The government has made the right call in dumping its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and allowing students and temporary workers to stay. But is it genuinely concerned about human rights, or just about picking up "talent"?
Closed borders and a stressed quarantine system are signs of a devastating time ahead for universities dependent on foreign students.
The fiscal cliff looms no more: the Victorian outbreak has resolved an increasingly urgent debate about what support the government should provide beyond September.
Victoria's leaders left a lot to be desired in letting their citizens know about the lockdowns. Playing media management games showed a serious lack of respect and compassion.
PwC and others like it enable companies around the world to avoid paying hundreds of billions of tax dollars, making the poor poorer and the rich richer.
Like much of the rest of the world, Australia now has to deal with a patchwork pandemic. Slipping back into old habits isn't good enough for politicians if they're to respond effectively to ongoing disruption.
Australia's economy is under threat from something hard to kill, that lurks unseen, ready to emerge and destroy lives at any opportunity. Also COVID-19.
There could be no better time than now to open our doors to Hong Kong people eager to flee the monstrous Beijing regime.
For 20 years the GST has been little more than a tool for the powerful to get ahead.
The media is excited about Scott Morrison's planned increase in defence spending — except that it's nothing more than what we already committed to years ago