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Morrison’s climate flip

Australia has a lot of catching up to do on emissions reduction

Warrior culture

The allegations of Australian war crimes have shattered the national digger mythology

House rules

Until the bonk ban, Canberra culture dictated that what happened in the bubble stayed in the bubble

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Trumpery lives on

Despite Joe Biden’s historic win, the damage done by the Trump presidency will be hard to snuff out

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The kids are alright

Climate-striking students have every right to protest

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Instability again threatens the Nationals

What can history tell us about the party’s current strife?

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Christopher Pyne more than another deserter

The fixer’s retirement signals the demise of the Liberal Party’s moderate faction

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Julie Bishop’s exit

On the highs and lows of the former Liberal Party deputy leader’s career

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No sign of Closing the Gap

Scott Morrison needs put his words about working in partnership with Indigenous Australia into action

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Debate over asylum seeker medical transfers reaches new lows

The government’s scare campaign against the crossbench bill denigrates doctors and detainees