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Frustrated experts say Australia could already be producing mRNA Covid vaccines if it had acted earlier
Scientists have been warning the government for months of the need to develop a domestic mRNA capability

Christopher Knaus

09, Apr, 2021 @6:47 AM

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‘System is killing our people’: Indigenous families call for action on anniversary of royal commission
The families of 15 Indigenous people who died in custody want full implementation of the commission’s 339 recommendations

Calla Wahlquist

09, Apr, 2021 @6:28 AM

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Tens of thousands of Australians left in the lurch as AstraZeneca Covid vaccine advice changes
Doctors say their phones have been ‘running hot’ and some states bar anyone under 50 getting the AstraZeneca jab

Melissa Davey

09, Apr, 2021 @6:18 AM

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Australians under 50 are advised to avoid the AstraZeneca vaccine. So what are the alternatives?
The cautionary approach taken over the risk of clotting means the nation must turn to other coronavirus vaccines. We examine the likely candidates

Christopher Knaus

09, Apr, 2021 @5:05 AM

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Bronwyn Taylor urged NSW Nationals leader to intervene over grasslands protection
National party minister lobbied John Barilaro over environmental legislation that affected her extended family’s land holdings in the Monaro region

Anne Davies

09, Apr, 2021 @4:46 AM

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A ‘win’ for fossil fuels: green groups critical as former Origin Energy boss named chief of climate body
The appointment of Grant King as chairman of the Climate Change Authority has been called ‘disappointing but unsurprising’

Lisa Cox

09, Apr, 2021 @2:44 AM

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Australian doctors condemn vaccine ‘farce’ after AstraZeneca reversal
GPs say clinics inundated with calls from confused patients after advice AstraZeneca vaccine be avoided by people under 50

Christopher Knaus

09, Apr, 2021 @2:02 AM

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Deaths inside: every Indigenous death in custody since 2008 tracked – interactive
This database tracks every known Indigenous death in custody in Australia from 2008 to 2021

Nick Evershed, Andy Ball ,Lorena Allam, Calla Wahlquist, Miles Herbert and Jack Bannister

08, Apr, 2021 @10:49 PM

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Morning mail: Australia’s ‘national shame’, vaccine rollout disarray, Biden tackles gun control
Friday: New research shows at least 474 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have died in police custody or prison since 1991. Plus: ‘Mrs World’ on-stage fracas

Imogen Dewey

08, Apr, 2021 @8:56 PM

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The 474 deaths inside: tragic toll of Indigenous deaths in custody revealed
Guardian Australia database tallies the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have died in police and prison custody since 1991

Lorena Allam, Calla Wahlquist, Nick Evershed and Miles Herbert

08, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The facts about Australia’s rising toll of Indigenous deaths in custody
Why are Indigenous Australians still more likely to die in custody? And how are those deaths tracked?

Lorena Allam, Calla Wahlquist and Nick Evershed

08, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Australia’s aged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubs
Exclusive: Nursing union says despite multiple requests for details and meetings ‘we haven’t got any information back’

Christopher Knaus

08, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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