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Djab Wurrung people have been failed and betrayed at every turn

For months, the traditional owners of Djab Wurrung land have faced a battle on multiple fronts to be heard on the issue of the Western Highway and the destruction of sacred trees.

Scott Morrison’s conspiracy-theorist friend claims he has the PM’s ear — and can influence what he says

A friend of Scott Morrison, who is also a promoter of the far-right QAnon conspiracy that contends a cabal of Satan-worshiping paedophiles rule the world, has made extensive claims online and to others about his influence over the PM.

Why did the government declare war on the AAT? To uphold ‘community standards’

CHAPTER ELEVEN: The government justifies its reshaping of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal by claiming it brings it into line with 'community standards'. For some seeking the tribunal's judgement, the changes could mean life or death.

Inside the mind of the paedophile priest

CHAPTER ONE: Almost 1900 child sexual abusers have been identified in Australian Catholic churches. The average victim was under 12. What led people to commit such horrible crimes on such a staggering scale?  

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Government denies pork-barreling, but do the drought-funding numbers add up?

The government insists party affiliation has no bearing on which electorates receive drought funding. But not everyone is convinced.

The government’s game of drought roulette

One hundred and twenty-three councils have been deemed eligible for more than $123 million worth of drought funding — but others suffering low rainfall are missing out. Inq takes a look at why.

The sucker-punch that never landed

CHAPTER FOUR: Journalists were trying to land a story about George Christensen's travel for months. As soon as they did, it was framed as a beat-up. Inq takes a look behind the scenes.

The view from NQ: who gives a shit?

CHAPTER FIVE: The George Christensen travel saga made big waves 'down south'. But how do the people in his north Queensland electorate feel about it?

When is an investigation not an investigation?

CHAPTER THREE: Talking to George Christensen about his travel saga was like trying to cross a semantic minefield. Here's some more of what Inq gleaned when he called us on his wedding night...

The AFP sniffs a security risk, the tabloids sniff a story

CHAPTER TWO: When the George Christensen travel story first broke, there was a lot we didn’t know. It's now clear that story started well before the headlines...