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Glencore launches public attack on Indigenous pair opposing NSW mining project
In community newspaper ad, mining giant name Aboriginal men who are seeking to protect massacre site

Sophie Nichols

22, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Penny Wong decries Morrison government’s position on Taiwan as ‘most dangerous election tactic in Australian history’
Shadow foreign affairs minister claims PM ‘desperately playing politics on China whenever he’s in trouble’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @11:01 AM

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The lie of the land: Morrison’s corrosive behaviour threatens trust rebuilt during pandemic | Katharine Murphy
The PM may believe voters don’t care about politicians lying because they think all politicians lie. Maybe he is that cynical

Katharine Murphy

22, Nov, 2021 @8:56 AM

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Morrison under fire for falsely claiming he told Albanese he was travelling to Hawaii in 2019
Labor leader refutes claim prime minister sent him a text saying where he was holidaying during black summer bushfires

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Faith leaders put pressure on Labor to support religious discrimination bill
Catholic, Jewish and Islamic leaders say legislation deserves bipartisan support after revisions

Paul Karp

22, Nov, 2021 @8:06 AM

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Air New Zealand cancels flights to Australia – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Josh Taylor (now) Amy Remeikis (earlier)

22, Nov, 2021 @7:54 AM

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Vaping advertisers and importers hit with $170,000 in fines by TGA
Australian drug regulator cracks down on trade under new laws banning nicotine vaping without doctor’s prescription

Melissa Davey Medical editor

22, Nov, 2021 @6:51 AM

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Western Sydney more susceptible to ‘economic scarring’ post-lockdown, experts say
Unemployment in inner south-west, which includes Canterbury-Bankstown, is 8.8%, while the rate across Sydney is 5.7%

Mostafa Rachwani

22, Nov, 2021 @5:13 AM

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Menty-b, strollout or brain tickler? Covid gloom expected to influence Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year
Another pandemic-inspired word is expected to be chosen after doomscrolling won out in 2020

Tory Shepherd

22, Nov, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Australia to let in vaccinated visa holders but tourists have to wait
After being shut out since early last year, a range of international visa holders will be able to access exemption-free travel to Australia from 1 December – but there’s still no decision about tourists.

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @4:15 AM

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‘Twilight’ for Australia’s housing boom as prices to fall 10% in 2023, CBA says
Commonwealth Bank expects a peak in 2022 and then a drop the following year as borrowing costs rise

Peter Hannam

22, Nov, 2021 @3:32 AM

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WA Nippers parents speak out against Woodside Energy sponsorship deal
The climate emergency is a ‘child’s crisis’, say families unhappy about fossil fuel company’s tie-up with learn-to-swim program

Royce Kurmelovs

22, Nov, 2021 @2:29 AM

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