John Howard

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Conservative warrior, economic reformer, premier? Meet Dominic Perrottet, NSW’s likely next leader
From climate change to welfare, here’s what we know about the MP set to replace Gladys Berejiklian as NSW premier

Michael McGowan

04, Oct, 2021 @5:32 AM

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If Scott Morrison is framing the election around fear, national security may not be the slam dunk he's banking on | Peter Lewis
For conservative governments on the skids, defence is usually the best form of attack. But Australians are hardly gunning for a showdown with China

Peter Lewis

28, Sep, 2021 @1:11 AM

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What if the US response to 9/11, with all its multiplied hatreds, had been different? | Paul Daley
Two decades after that seismic day, it’s right to ask where the ‘war on terror’ has left America – and allies such as Australia

Paul Daley

10, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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This government’s grubby language on Afghanistan refugees shows we’re reliving Tampa times | David Marr
The Coalition is finessing its obligations to the most desperate people on earth, calculating it will help keep them in power

David Marr

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The Tampa affair, 20 years on: the ship that capsized Australia’s refugee policy
When a Norwegian freighter rescued 433 asylum seekers from a sinking vessel en route to Christmas Island, it sparked a crisis that led to hardline border policies and indelibly shifted the response to boat arrivals

Ben Doherty

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Businessman who advised John Howard quits Australian Club after vote to continue banning women
Geoff Cousins quits Sydney ‘gentlemen’s club’ after fellow members said allowing women to join would ruin ‘atmosphere’

Nino Bucci

16, Jun, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Elite male-only ‘gentlemen’s club’ in Sydney votes to continue banning female members
The Australian Club – which allows ‘lady guests’ to visit on weekday evenings – counts John Howard and Malcolm Turnbull among its members

Nino Bucci

15, Jun, 2021 @7:04 AM

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Until we face up to the lie that underpins our treatment of refugees, Tharnicaa and children like her will suffer | Sisonke Msimang
It’s easy to see why Biloela has fallen in love with the family, doggedly resisting the government’s false narrative

Sisonke Msimang

09, Jun, 2021 @12:21 AM

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Australians back a voice to parliament. The moment is there to be seized | Paul Daley
Right now there is the same type of hope that was in the ether in 2000. But reconciliation must be more than a week – or a word

Paul Daley

04, Jun, 2021 @6:19 AM

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Scott Morrison rejects calls for independent inquiry into rape allegation against Christian Porter
PM says rule of law must prevail over ‘mob’ justice – and he will welcome back his attorney general

Paul Karp and Daniel Hurst

04, Mar, 2021 @3:52 AM

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John Howard calls for religious schools to have anti-discrimination exemption
Former Australian prime minister reignites religious freedom debate and calls for ‘people in authority’ to oppose ‘woke culture’

Elias Visontay and Paul Karp

23, Feb, 2021 @8:55 PM

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Australia's security fears in 2000 focused on hostage taking at Sydney Olympics, cabinet papers show
As to what intelligence authorities received about actual threats, documents offer only tantalising hints

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2020 @7:56 PM

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