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Collingwood Football Club President Eddie McGuire (Image: AAP/Michael Dodge)

Harsh actions drive culture change push at the elite end of arts and sport

The coronavirus crisis has revealed the folly of stacking the boards of cultural organisations with members of the corporate elite.

Teacher Cindy Bunder demonstrates a virtual classroom (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

As the pandemic eases, the political fault lines are as bad as ever

Australia is breathing a little easier as successful coronavirus measures continue to work, but there are deepening divisions everywhere.

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Nine v News Corp sports punch-up is recasting the media landscape

As debate rages over when live sport can safely return, the NRL finds itself caught in the middle of the latest battle in the Australian media wars.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

Grand Prix chaos puts the spotlight on secretive deal

The shambolic handling of the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix raises questions about the arrangement between Formula One and the Victorian government.

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Here's a word for any event organiser to consider: negligence

It’s a brave event organiser who is still contemplating opening the gates amid a coronavirus pandemic.

Seven faces big questions on Olympics beyond 2020

Between the coronavirus and the flagging fortunes of Seven, Nine and News Corp, the future of Olympics coverage in Australia is very much up in the air.

Former Australian cricket captain Ian Chappell, 2016. (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

The climate culture wars come to cricket

Former test cricketer Bruce Francis had a lot to say about Ian Chappell's views on climate change...

Alex Carey of the Adelaide Strikers is run out during the Big Bash League (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

Cricket Australia has run itself out with dreary, unpopular Big Bash

It's a remarkable achievement to trash something that was once so popular.

Dead greyhounds and the regulator that's not allowed to regulate

As the death toll in the greyhound racing industry grows, it's clear the NSW government has no interest in enabling the state's welfare regulator to do its job.

Valterri Bottas reacts after winning the Formula 1 2019 Australian Grand Prix (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

Racing cars in a catastrophe: it's time to ditch the Grand Prix

Melbourne's Grand Prix is a waste of money every year, but this year it's a waste of money with truly appalling symbolism too.