Why is the government elevating the reputations of aged care providers above the needs of consumers and taxpayers?
Someone at the ABC is leaking confidential information about Emma Alberici to its — and her — enemies at News Corp. What signal does that send to journalists whose job is to hold the powerful to account?
Thanks to Daniel Andrews and his government, Australia faces an economic disaster. But the federal government must step up on the response.
The new Victorian shutdown will force an overhaul of Australia's fiscal and economic outlook. And we need more stimulus, too – much more.
The pandemic has reinforced a growing enthusiasm for closing borders against external threats — and business is unwilling to provide any incentive to stop it.
As recently as the end of June, the aged care regulator was untroubled by staff working across multiple sites in Victoria. Now the sector is in crisis as deaths and infections soar.
The risks of inflation from a supply-side shock appear fanciful, while unemployment remains a worsening, not improving problem.
The Coalition wants to allow employers to impose short-hour contracts — precisely the cause of the tragic aged care sector scandal.