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Everything you need to know about NSW’s new Premier

Hannah Ryan on Dominic Perrottet’s life and career so far, and what it tells us about the kind of leader he will be.

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The people most at risk when lockdown ends

Rick Morton on how some of our most at risk communities fell through the cracks of the national vaccine rollout.

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Why Gladys Berejiklian resigned

Mike Seccombe on why Gladys Berejiklian resigned and what happens next in New South Wales.

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How Scott Morrison turned Australia into a climate pariah

Paul Bongiorno on the climate policy paralysis plaguing the Morrison government, and what it means for Australia’s international reputation.

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The battle inside the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church has historically been one of the most powerful institutions in Australia, influencing both sides of politics.

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Australia’s next top Covid model

The country's two largest states, NSW and Victoria, now have clear roadmaps out of the pandemic and towards a future where we live with COVID-19.

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Inside the Covid-19 outbreak in our prisons

Throughout the pandemic health experts and human rights advocates have been warning about the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak in the prison system. Now it’s happened.

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Who polices the police?

In October last year Simon Rice found himself in an unusual situation.

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Morrison’s French kiss off

Scott Morrison has hailed Australia’s military alliance and new submarine deal with the United Kingdom and United States as a landmark achievement.

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Can Australia actually reach its vaccination goal?

Australia is now steadily marching towards the magic number of 80 percent of the population aged 16 and above being fully vaccinated: the number that should see lockdowns and most restrictions end.

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Why Labor is sending Keneally to Cabramatta

Over the past few weeks an internal brawl over who will represent the Labor party in the western Sydney seat of Fowler at the next federal election has been playing out in public.

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Everything wrong with Australia’s nuclear submarine deal

Australia has entered into a new trilateral military alliance with the United Kingdom and the United States, called AUKUS.

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The healing power of MDMA

A major new study has found that the therapeutic use of the illicit drug MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, could cure people suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Does anyone trust Scott Morrison?

After a slow and delayed start, vaccination rates across Australia are finally gaining momentum, with NSW and Victoria hitting 80 percent and 70 percent single dose targets this week.

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What happens after we’re vaccinated?

From this week residents in NSW, who have been locked down for nearly three months, will finally be able to leave their homes. But the new freedoms are contingent on one important factor: their vaccination status.