Rachel Withers

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



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The need for speed

Today

Australia faces two very different kinds of races

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A royal concession

Today

A day of backflipping on veterans, vaccines and borders

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Stretching the point

Today

The idea that Australians could be travelling overseas this year is quite a stretch

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Holgate strikes back

Today

Scott Morrison humiliated the wrong woman

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The cost of delay

Today

Delays, as we have sadly learnt, can mean the difference between life and death

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Vaccine rollout a (p)fizzer

Today

The government came with good news, but the rollout remains a shambles

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Trust fall

Today

Supply issues aren’t the only thing hampering the vaccine rollout

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He said, EU said

Today

Strap in for a game of semantics with Scott Morrison

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Head in the sand

Today

The federal government keeps pretending nothing is wrong