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Australia news live updates: nation records 71 Covid deaths; Labor blames Coalition’s renewables ‘policy chaos’ for power price spike
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Caitlin Cassidy (now) and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

26, May, 2022 @5:43 AM

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Border force broke with recent convention when it sent election-day release about boat arrival
Agency’s statement, which triggered last-minute scare campaign from Liberals, prompts increasing questions about its independence

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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France has ‘huge hopes’ of rebuilding relationship with Australia after Coalition’s ‘deceitful’ behaviour
Exclusive: Ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault says Australian government’s stronger climate stance a ‘gamechanger’ opening doors to more cooperation internationally

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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China’s Pacific plan is ‘clear’ but so is Australia’s intention to be regional partner of choice, Penny Wong says
As China pursues Pacific-wide security pact, foreign minister says ‘after a lost decade we’ve got a lot of work to do to regain Australia’s position’

Daniel Hurst and Katharine Murphy

25, May, 2022 @10:06 AM

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Treasurer Jim Chalmers warns of ‘dire’ budget situation as inflation soars
Labor says deficit could blow out further while accusing the Coalition of failing to disclose budgetary pressures

Paul Karp

25, May, 2022 @8:37 AM

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Independent candidate dismisses eligibility concerns – as it happened
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Elias Visontay and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

25, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Jim Chalmers indicates ‘substantial progress’ on returning Murugappan family to Biloela
Interim home affairs minister to discuss arrangements with PM to grant family visa and permit their return to Queensland town

Katharine Murphy Political editor

25, May, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Australia can swiftly end the climate wars and become a renewable superpower. Here’s how | Nicky Ison
We can replace coal power with renewables and storage, electrify everything, create a renewable export industry and grow clean energy supply chains

Nicky Ison

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor ran a hyper-local campaign in Western Australia with a separate strategy group and different ads
The plan, hatched after the 2019 election rout, worked and now WA MPs want a larger presence in Anthony Albanese’s cabinet

Katharine Murphy

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Tony Burke vows to ‘fix’ parliament as crossbench demands reform
Greens and independent MPs want Dorothy Dixers banned and more input in question time after ‘farce’ of previous term

Paul Karp

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia election: 10 lessons UK politics can learn
Labor pushed conservative Coalition out of office for first time in almost a decade. Here’s what it could mean for Britain

Martin Farrer in Sydney

24, May, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Election day press release about asylum seeker boats ‘a disgrace’, Richard Marles says
Acting prime minister says information released by Liberal party about Sri Lankan boats being intercepted should not have been made public

Christopher Knaus and Devana Senanayake

24, May, 2022 @6:10 AM

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