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How Australia’s coronavirus plan compares to other countries’

Australia has had the benefit of learning from nations already affected, but we haven't taken any drastic steps... yet.

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Why Shorten really lost: four new things to learn about last year’s election

Party Animals retells the lead-up to Labor's historic loss at last year's election. Crikey looks at the biggest revelations.

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Get off your high horse, Labor — your bushfire policies leave a lot to be desired

Labor has been quick to call out the Coalition's response to the fires. Have they really earned that right?

Who reviewed the Labor review?

The 91-page report has given every pundit and politician enough room to argue a point.

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Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.

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Labor election review points finger

Good morning, early birds. Labor's long-awaited election review blames strategy, agenda and leadership to boot, and a government report says the drought will only worsen. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Bill Shorten takes blame for Labor election loss

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has claimed responsibility for the Labor Party's shock federal election loss, and the government addresses claims of water hoarding in the Murray-Darling basin. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Is it time to move on from Shorten?

Crikey readers on the causes of Labor's federal election loss, and the state of Australian media.

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New evidence shines a light on the real reason Labor lost the election

As it turns out, plenty of voters liked Labor's policy suite. It was Bill Shorten wot lost it.

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Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.