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The Week That Was


Education Minister Dan Tehan (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Are uni fees based on Dan Tehan’s vision board? (and other news you may have missed)

The unsupported hunches that led to uni course fee hikes, the Coalition's "zombie projects" still getting government money, and other news that slipped through the cracks.

South Australian Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll (Image: AAP/Sam Wundke)

Everyone’s a country member (and other news you may have missed)

South Australian MPs get their travel expenses sorted out, Adani is doing just fine, thanks, and did you want an ecological catastrophe to freak out about?

Minister for Government Services Stuart Robert (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

When old political scandals attack! (And other news you may have missed)

The ICAC argument that someone doesn't want you to see, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation does... something, and other news you missed this week.

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Oh great, the sovereign citizens have returned (and other news you may have missed)

Australia's 'sovereign citizens' movement is having a moment under lockdown, South Australia finds a terrible way to fix truancy, and countries are starting to open their borders.

Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Kristy McBain (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The Eden-Monaro conspiracy emails are even wilder than you'd think (and other news you may have missed)

Catch up with the news from the week you may have missed, from byelection conspiracies to SA political intrigue...

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Australia’s winemaggedon is upon us (and other stories you might have missed)

The future of Australian wine is shiraz (if we don't do something about climate change). Plus other stories you may have missed this week.

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Blame COVID for the price of meth (and other news you may have missed)

COVID-19 has been bad news for the illicit drugs business, Woomera gets a (mysterious) billion-dollar upgrade, and please just answer the question, Phil.

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Everybody's (presumably) getting a helicopter! (And other news you may have missed)

The government goes all-in on defence spending, and Qantas eyes off a regional monopoly. Catch up with the news that slipped through the cracks.

Former minister for agriculture Bridget McKenzie (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

How to defund your way out of a pesky rorts scandal (and other news you may have missed)

Is the government looking to starve its audit watchdog of cash? Plus, bad news for fish lovers, and Amanda Vanstone certainly won't be on JobSeeker anytime soon.

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Tasmania is the kinkiest lockdown state (and other news you may have missed)

New data sheds light on just what Tasmanians (and the rest of us) have been watching while in lockdown. Plus other stories you missed from the week.