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Chinese President Xi Jinping (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The perils of hypocrisy: on China, Coalition’s pandering outstrips Andrews’ grovelling

When it comes to China, both sides of politics are guilty of pandering.

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Social distancing in Victoria

Here is the latest on coronavirus social distancing rules in Victoria. This article will be updated on a regular basis to keep you informed.

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Childchare chaos, second guessing the second wave, and is Cedar Meats an essential business?

The source of Australia’s largest home-grown outbreak raises questions about what exactly qualifies as an essential business.

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Just how long till the economy bounces back?

Crikey helps cut through all the numbers on the cost of coronavirus. Plus, Victoria heads back to school, and Boris loses breakfast TV.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. (Image: AAP/James Ross)

Car park capitalism takes a back seat to COVID’s corporate handout culture

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is losing favour over ongoing restrictions, and the car park lobby (yes, it's a thing) wants a tax break.

WA Premier Mark McGowan. (Image: AAP/Richard Wainwright)

Who’s having a very good virus? And will it last?

The virus hasn't been all bad news for everyone — some state premiers and business are actually having a good virus (for now).

Image: AAP/Lukas Coch

Morrison wins the popularity contest despite incoherent policies

Scott Morrison's popularity skyrocketed in today's Newspoll. What gives?

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.


Medicare levy rise or mental health tax?

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government wants to fund mental health services with a higher Medicare levy or a new federal tax, and polled voters care more about climate change than energy prices. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.


Is Andrews’ latest appointment good news for Labor Right?

We hear that the Andrews government — an ostensibly Socialist Left outfit — is not promoting one of their own as chief of staff...