Rachel Withers

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



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Holding the line

Today

Cracks are appearing in the Coalition’s immigration consensus

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Mediscare-mongering

Today

The AMA doesn’t want another Mediscare, but Labor has found its foothold

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Is it really worth it?

Today

A government tough on crime… and children

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‘At war’

Today

The Coalition is fighting the ABC, and maybe also itself

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A week of backdowns

Today

Morrison takes small steps, but no responsibility

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On his terms

Today

The Morrison government offers conditional lockdown support

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Why Victoria?

Today

And why won’t the federal government assist?

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Onward, Christian soldiers

Today

The former attorney-general must not be allowed to escape a formal inquiry

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It was a race

Today

And the federal government has now lost it