Rachel Withers

Rachel Withers
Rachel Withers is the contributing editor of The Monthly Today.



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Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison with Employment Minister Stuart Robert at a press conference this morning. Image via ABC News

Why wait?

Today

The government’s travel-ban dance is a waste of precious time

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‘Nobody’s going to be jailed’

Today

So long as they don’t come home, that is

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking earlier today. Image via ABC News

Morrison backs away

Today

The PM muddies the water on the India travel ban

Image of Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly. Image via ABC News

The blame game

Today

Who is responsible for the government’s India travel sanctions?

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivering a speech to the United Israel Appeal Dinner.

The drums of culture war

Today

Scott Morrison doesn’t miss a beat on identity politics

Image of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivering a pre-budget speech.

Hey, big spender

Today

The government goes big, and saves small for later

Images of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese. Images via ABC News

A tale of two leaders

Today

War games and statements from the heart

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference this afternoon. Image via ABC News.

Flight plan

Today

When one border closes, another one opens

Image of Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese at press conference last week. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

Poll dancing

Today

Morrison rebounds and Labor goes on the attack