Australia news

Article image
The climate war is destructive, dumb as a bag of hammers, but Scott Morrison is prepared to wage it anyway | Katharine Murphy
The prime minister wants a fight with Labor to help his re-election chances and Anthony Albanese has finally given him one

Katharine Murphy

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

Article image
‘If I’d known, I would have got it’: on the frontline of Australia’s ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’
Overworked doctors and nurses are digging deep to find compassion for patients who chose not to have a Covid vaccine

Cait Kelly and Tory Shepherd

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

Article image
Labor’s climate plan can’t fix 12 years of broken politics – but it could be the catalyst Australia needs
With parts of the business community ready to move on emissions, the opposition’s modest goal could be easily met – or surpassed

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

Article image
‘It brings dignity to every one of them’: inside the reburial of Indigenous bones and restless spirits
Stolen, collected and traded Aboriginal remains will return to their country in South Australia. This is the story of how they were taken, and those who will bring them to rest

Paul Daley

03, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

Article image
Fair Work Commission rules BHP vaccine mandate unlawful due to lack of consultation
About 50 workers at the Mt Arthur coalmine had been stood down without pay over the mandate

Stephanie Convery

03, Dec, 2021 @8:31 AM

Article image
BHP vaccine mandate declared unlawful; NSW towns evacuate as storms threaten – as it happened
Northern Territory woman dies of Covid; no changes to booster shot rollout as NSW fears first local transmission of Omicron. This blog is now closed

Caitlin Cassidy, Mostafa Rachwani and Tory Shepherd (earlier)

03, Dec, 2021 @7:51 AM

Article image
‘Risky levels’: Australia is the drunkest country in the world, survey finds
While French drank most times a week, Australians got drunk an average of 27 times a year, almost double the global average

Caitlin Cassidy

03, Dec, 2021 @6:52 AM

Article image
Anthony Albanese commits Labor to emissions reduction target of 43% by 2030
In opposition leader’s most significant policy announcement to date, Albanese also pledges to boost renewables share of grid to 82%

Katharine Murphy Political editor

03, Dec, 2021 @6:22 AM

Article image
Man dies in caravan park after waiting months to cross Queensland border
The 78-year-old man reportedly applied for a border exemption in early November and had then cancelled his request

Ben Smee

03, Dec, 2021 @6:04 AM

Article image
Craig Kelly: MP banned from Facebook appointed to parliament’s social media inquiry
Choice of the MP, who has been criticised for posting ‘misleading’ vaccine information online, raises other committee members’ eyebrows

Josh Taylor

03, Dec, 2021 @4:34 AM

Article image
‘Absurd’: lawyers criticise government’s high court bid to keep Collaery decision secret
Commonwealth also seeking to put forward new secret evidence that Bernard Collaery’s lawyers say would cause ‘irreparable prejudice’

Christopher Knaus

03, Dec, 2021 @3:13 AM

Article image
Brisbane man jailed after seven children rescued from sexual exploitation in Philippines
Neil Andrew Lyall Robards, 68, gets five years for child abuse offences across international borders

Ben Doherty

03, Dec, 2021 @2:54 AM

6 / 2,719 pages