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Company part-owned by Angus Taylor challenges ‘critically endangered’ listing of grasslands it poisoned
Jam Land was found to have illegally cleared protected grassland in Corrowong but says the original listing was invalid

Lisa Cox and Anne Davies

14, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Extreme urgency or events unforeseen’: Australian government buys up $62m worth of rapid antigen tests
Buying spree provides stock for free tests for some Australians but may exacerbate shortages elsewhere

Anne Davies

13, Jan, 2022 @3:14 AM

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Labor preselects human rights law professor to run in federal seat of North Sydney
Catherine Renshaw to run against incumbent Trent Zimmerman in one of the Liberals’ safest federal seats

Anne Davies

10, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘It stopped the boats’: John Howard on Tampa, Siev X and the Pacific solution
With the release of the 2001 cabinet papers, the former prime minister remains unapologetic about his tough policies on asylum seekers

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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HIH and Ansett: how the Howard government was forced to act over giant corporate collapses
Airline’s fall was nation’s largest mass job loss and insurer’s demise most expensive in Australian history

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Where ‘mutual obligation’ began: John Howard’s paradigm shift on welfare
Government also opposed apology to stolen generations ‘given that the practices were at the time believed to be in the best interests of the children’

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Before Australia’s climate wars: when a Coalition cabinet leaned towards positive action
Despite fierce battles between senior Coalition members, work had begun in 2001 on a national energy policy

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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John Howard and the ABC: desire for cuts came up against Liberal support for broadcaster
The Coalition government was left with a dilemma after the ABC had to scale back its international broadcasts

Anne Davies

31, Dec, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Dominic Perrottet has finally realised that ‘letting it rip’ comes at too high a cost | Anne Davies
The pro-business premier eased restrictions and ‘opened up’ the NSW economy but staff are ill or isolating while customers are staying at home

Anne Davies

23, Dec, 2021 @8:14 AM

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NSW and Victoria scrap three-day isolation for international arrivals – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani (now) and Matilda Boseley and Tory Shepherd (earlier)

17, Dec, 2021 @8:04 AM

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NSW classified ‘extreme risk’ by WA as SA records most cases since last April – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Elias Visontay (now) and Mostafa Rachwani and Cait Kelly and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

15, Dec, 2021 @7:57 AM

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NSW to push ahead with flood plain harvesting despite calls for more research on impacts
New regulations likely to include tougher safeguards but a NSW upper house committee report finds more environmental protections are needed

Anne Davies Investigations editor

15, Dec, 2021 @5:25 AM

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