Rachel Withers

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



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Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at a press conference today

The hardest word

Today

Do Australians want an apology from Scott Morrison?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference at Kirribilli House on July 16. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Image

Three’s a crowd

Today

With three capital cities in lockdown, a trio of major polls shows voters are holding the PM fundamentally responsible

Image of Senator Katy Gallagher during Senate estimates. Image via Twitter

Parks and declarations

Today

The prime minister’s office finds itself uncomfortably close to inappropriately apportioned funding

Pride and precedents

Today

The Morrison government has accepted the error of its ways, so why can’t Berejiklian?

Twin failings

Today

The woman who failed to learn from the past, and the man who failed to plan for the future

Image of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

The petty and the petulant

Today

Is the Victorian government being “petulant” here, or is it right to gripe about double standards?

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Too little too late?

Today

The feds provide more support, but the delay has made this lockdown longer and more expensive

P(fize)R war

Today

Kevin Rudd and the federal government fight for credit over next to nothing

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Lies upon lies

Today

The only thing ramping up is the shamelessness of the PM’s falsehoods