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PM urges climate ‘wake up’ amid floods; man mauled to death by dogs – as it happened
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fights extradition from Britain to US, where he is wanted on criminal charges. This blog is now closed

Donna Lu

03, Dec, 2022 @6:06 AM

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UN official ‘alarmed’ by jailing of climate activist who blocked traffic on Sydney Harbour Bridge
Human rights groups around the world express outrage over ‘disproportionate’ punishment of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco

Guardian staff

03, Dec, 2022 @4:26 AM

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Grieving family pays tribute to pregnant woman who died in Perth after being hit by concrete block
Noongar woman Diane Miller and her unborn baby died in hospital three days after incident at Waterford Plaza shopping centre

Narelle Towie

03, Dec, 2022 @3:44 AM

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‘Greatly concerned’: prosecutor warns of potentially ‘unlawful’ disclosures about Brittany Higgins
Exclusive: ACT director of public prosecutions Shane Drumgold reveals he has made complaint about undisclosed matters that are currently under investigation

Christopher Knaus

03, Dec, 2022 @12:17 AM

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Five Great Reads: notes from China’s protests, eviscerating Scott Morrison, and the ‘new Sydney Opera House’
Guardian Australia’s weekend wrap of essential reads from the past seven days

Imogen Dewey

02, Dec, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Peter Dutton saying no to the Indigenous voice, or saying maybe but meaning no, is not a cost-free exercise | Katharine Murphy
Opposition leader faces a coterie of hardcore voice opponents in the Liberal party room, but saying no, and Australians voting yes, is a risk I wouldn’t want to take

Katharine Murphy

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Locals alarmed as Queensland haven to rare tree species to be sold off by CSIRO
The arboretum was closed to the public in October last year and is being ‘vacated in preparation for divestment’

Aaron Smith

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘You are being misled’: the Centrelink worker who tried to stop robodebt as it started
Exclusive: As the disastrous program gathered pace, Colleen Taylor reached out to her boss with strong concerns, only to be dismissed as overly sympathetic to welfare recipients

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality reporter

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Victoria’s election result dispelled the myth of Daniel Andrews’ supposed unpopularity
Media and the Liberal party were enthralled by the ‘toxic Dan’ narrative in the face of evidence to the contrary

Margaret Simons

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Right to be scared’: Brittany Higgins and the harsh realities about justice and power
Former Liberal staffer’s experience after alleging she was raped is an insight into how powerful institutions react when confronted with such allegations

Christopher Knaus

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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From crocs to court: how Outback Wrangler star Matt Wright came to face charges relating to fatal helicopter crash
Tour operator and pilot turned TV personality denies perverting the course of justice and destroying evidence after February crash that killed colleague Chris Wilson

Tory Shepherd

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Push for ‘victim advocates’ to support alleged rape survivors in court following Bruce Lehrmann trial
Former federal court judge says independent advocates needed to ‘hold the hand of the victim-survivor at the time of greatest trauma’

Christopher Knaus

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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