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The toxic culture in Parliament House

Karen Middleton on what the Jenkins Report tells us about Australia’s political culture, and why it’s taking so long to change.

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The independent insurgency threatening the Liberals

Mike Seccombe on what is motivating this wave of independents, and how they could end up shaping the future of Australian politics.

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A spy scandal and a secret trial

Kieran Pender on the trial of Bernard Collaery, and why the government is trying so hard to keep it as secret as possible.

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Parliament ends in disunity and disarray

Paul Bongiorno on whether Scott Morrison has lost control of his own party, and what that means in the leadup to the next election.

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Are rich countries to blame for Omicron?

Rick Morton on the threat posed by the Omicron variant, and how vaccine hoarding by rich nations is helping prolong the pandemic.

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The proposed law that could legalise discrimination

Karen Middleton on what the religious discrimination bill actually entails, and why Scott Morrison is so desperate to pass it.

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The takeover of a green energy company by an oil giant

Mike Seccombe on the sale of Powershop, and what it tells us about the future of green energy in Australia.

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The disappearance of a Chinese tennis star

Linda Jaivin on what happened to one of China’s biggest sports stars.

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How Pauline Hanson fractured the Coalition

Paul Bongiorno on why the Coalition is in chaos, and the political ramifications it will have for Scott Morrison.

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Inside Australia’s most dangerous hotel

7am producer Elle Marsh on who is responsible for protecting the detainees, and why the government should have seen this outbreak coming.

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The historic reforms to sexual consent laws

Saxon Mullins on the push to update Australia’s laws around sexual assault, and why it’s taking so long.

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The towns the pandemic just hit

The Northern Territory managed to only record a handful of cases and avoided any deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic, but now the NT is on the brink of a public health crisis.

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Is there still hope for the planet after COP26?

Tim Flannery on what unfolded at COP-26, and his hopes for the future.

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The Liberal MP abandoning Scott Morrison

Paul Bongiorno on why the Liberal MP abandoning Scott Morrison thinks Anthony Albanese might be a better Prime Minister for the country.

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Death threats and nooses: How a pandemic bill sparked far-right protests

Outgoing President of Liberty Victoria, Julia Kretzenbacher on what the pandemic bill is really about, and why it sparked such an intense backlash.