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Australia abandons its own

Right now thousands of Australian citizens are trapped in India unable to get home because of an unprecedented ban on travel announced by the Australian government. Today, Gabriela D’Souza on the situation in India right now.

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When Hollywood came to town

From Crocodile Dundee to Marvel blockbusters, Australia’s film industry is being rejuvenated by an influx of international productions as the pandemic forced major film and TV productions to relocate to Australia.

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The end of Chinatown?

Australia’s restaurant industry has been devastated by lockdowns and the loss of international tourism. Some of the hardest hit businesses are those in Chinatowns across major cities. Today, Jess Ho on what’s at stake.

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The government vs. Grace Tame

The Morrison government has ordered an urgent review of the Australian of the Year award process. It denies the review is linked to Grace Tame’s appointment, but comes after criticism from the outspoken Australian of the Year.

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A sermon from the Church of Morrison

At a recent appearance at the Australian Christian Churches conference Scott Morrison referred to social media as evil, and said he believed he was doing God’s work as Prime Minister.

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The Murdoch plan to save Fox

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is one of the most powerful corporate influences right around the world, but in recent years it’s been through radical changes. Now it looks like Rupert is starting to hand power over to his son Lachlan.

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What Peter Dutton did next

Peter Dutton has long been one of the most controversial ministers in the federal government. Now, at a time of rising global tension, especially in our region, he’s become the minister for Defence.

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What’s behind the violence engulfing Northern Ireland?

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What’s behind the violence engulfing Northern Ireland?

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Richard Flanagan on Tasmania’s toxic secret

The billion dollar Tasmanian salmon industry promotes itself as environmentally friendly, healthy, and good for the state.  But when you look a little closer, the environmental and social impacts are alarming.  Award-winning author Richard …

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Will this verdict change the US?

Over the last three weeks the world watched and waited as one of the most significant trials in recent history took place. And on Wednesday George Floyd’s murderer was found guilty.

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Will this verdict change the US?

Over the last three weeks the world watched and waited as one of the most significant trials in recent history took place. And on Wednesday George Floyd’s murderer was found guilty.

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How Australia is blocking global climate action

World leaders are preparing to meet for a historic global climate change summit, to try and limit the catastrophic impacts of global warming. But Australia has already been singled out as a roadblock to taking serious climate action.

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The scientist investigating Covid’s impact on the brain

Scientists researching Covid-19 have discovered that the physical impacts of the virus on the body go far beyond what we might have originally thought. The results could have profound impacts for how we respond to and treat Covid-19.

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The fight to overhaul Australia’s vaccine rollout

Federal and state governments are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of Australia’s vaccine rollout. On Monday Scott Morrison held an emergency meeting of the national cabinet to develop a new vaccine strategy.