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History set to repeat itself in royal commission into Black Summer

History set to repeat itself in royal commission into Black Summer

Decades of fires and dozens of reviews, inquiries and royal commissions have taught us to not hold our breath over the upcoming royal commission into the 2020 bushfire crisis.

A Senate inquiry is trying to understand Australia. We tried to understand the inquiry

A Senate inquiry is trying to understand Australia. We tried to understand the inquiry

Will a Senate inquiry alone be enough to save Australia from racism and far-right extremism?

After St Kevin's, institutions can no longer hide from justice

After St Kevin's, institutions can no longer hide from justice

Like so many institutions, St Kevin's College sacrificed the children in its care on the altar of its own survival.

Stasiland more extended than we thought: the truth behind the 'Abbott as foreign agent' affair

Stasiland more extended than we thought: the truth behind the 'Abbott as foreign agent' affair

In November, Christian Porter professed outrage that Tony Abbott had been pursued by his own department under foreign interference laws. Except he'd known about it all along.

The ties that bind: just how much does the deputy PM know about a $2.4m grant?

The ties that bind: just how much does the deputy PM know about a $2.4m grant?

An Inq investigation into political lobbying by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has revealed a close relationship between Deputy Prime Minister McCormack and the guild.

GPs are doing too good a job (and other news you may have missed)

GPs are doing too good a job (and other news you may have missed)

Medicare philosophers and more SA Libs in peril: in a jam-packed week, here are the stories you may have missed.

Renewable investment is being crippled by a failing regulatory structure

Renewable investment is being crippled by a failing regulatory structure

You cannot start serious decarbonisation, or the export of renewable power, if you can't get renewable energy to the market.

Vulnerable Australians will bear the brunt of climate change unless we act

Vulnerable Australians will bear the brunt of climate change unless we act

Low-income and vulnerable Australians are likely to experience the negative consequences of climate change first and worst.

Behind the counter: Who does the Pharmacy Guild of Australia really work for?

Behind the counter: Who does the Pharmacy Guild of Australia really work for?

Critics say the guild is there for business owners and not pharmacists, while it's becoming clear that what is good for the guild is also good for several large corporate players.

How much money has been pledged to bushfire relief — and where is it going?

How much money has been pledged to bushfire relief — and where is it going?

With all the confusion surrounding bushfire relief, Crikey takes a look at what’s been pledged so far, and where it’s going.