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‘Our ancestors are in the rocks’: Australian gas project threatens ancient carvings – and emissions blowout
Custodians of petroglyphs in remote north-west say Woodside’s $12bn ‘carbon bomb’ spells disaster for culture and climate

Eleanor de Jong in Karratha and Adam Morton

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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One hundred doctors locked out of Western Australia weeks before state reopens
Shutout doctors and the state opposition raise concerns Mark McGowan’s government is refusing entry for essential workers

Eleanor de Jong

16, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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As the Covid wave approaches remote WA, a population heads to the bush for protection
Abandoned settlements in the Kimberley are returning to life to house Indigenous families sheltering from the pandemic

Eleanor de Jong in Derby, WA

07, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Fractious Australia has much to learn from the kindness and purpose of New Zealand politics | Eleanor de Jong
The cooperation fostered by Jacinda Ardern is in stark contrast to Australia’s political disunity and dysfunctional federation

Eleanor de Jong

11, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Cultural shame contrasts with sense of relief as New Zealand digests All Blacks sale | Eleanor de Jong
The proposed private equity injection from the US has its share of critics but the game is desperate for cash

Eleanor de Jong

29, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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UK cases at five-month low; Brazil sees fifth day of more than 1,300 deaths – as it happened
Italy announces further restrictions; UK records 290 deaths and 7,434 cases - follow all the day’s news as it happens

Jedidajah Otte (now), Clea Skopeliti and Mattha Busby (earlier)

28, Feb, 2021 @12:31 AM

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Greece extends lockdowns; Johnson & Johnson jab 'to get EU approval' – as it happened
Greece announced tighter measures as pandemic showed no signs of waning in the country; EMA expected to approve vaccine on 11 March

Jedidajah Otte (now); Yohannes Lowe, Alexandra Topping, Ben Quinn and Alison Rourke (earlier)

27, Feb, 2021 @12:49 AM

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High hopes: drones join fight to save New Zealand’s rarest dolphin
Numbers of Māui dolphins have been slashed by fishing and other threats, with only an estimated 63 adults remaining in the wild

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

26, Feb, 2021 @4:53 AM

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New Zealand police reveal student binge drinking strategy: more pubs
Officers in Dunedin say having a few large pubs would place students into a ‘controlled environment’

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

25, Feb, 2021 @12:43 AM

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French government orders weekend lockdown in the Dunkirk area – as it happened
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Lucy Campbell (now); Mattha Busby, Sarah Marsh, Archie Bland and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

24, Feb, 2021 @11:42 PM

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Auckland high school closes again after third student tests positive for Covid
Papatoetoe, one of New Zealand’s biggest high schools, closes its gates again after three locally transmitted cases

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

24, Feb, 2021 @2:10 AM

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There is no I in Threesome: the film about polyamory that isn't quite what it seems
Jan Oliver Lucks and his fiancee decided to film their attempt at an open relationship – things did not go to plan

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

19, Feb, 2021 @3:02 AM

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