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Holgate strikes back

Scott Morrison humiliated the wrong woman

The cost of delay

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

Vaccine rollout a (p)fizzer

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

Trust fall

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

He said, EU said

Strap in for a game of semantics with Scott Morrison

Head in the sand

The federal government keeps pretending nothing is wrong

April fools

Why did the government miss its vaccination target by so much?

The first ‘scalp’

How is it that only one MP has fallen?

The woman problem

The Coalition’s women don’t appear up to the task of fixing sexism in government

Trading places

Scott Morrison announces his women-focused cabinet reshuffle

Man vs women

Scott Morrison is making an enemy of women

Quota, unquota

How serious is the Liberal Party about the idea of quotas?

Disgrace of the day

The PM fumbled his first chance to show he is now listening to women

The man in the glass house

Scott Morrison sure is throwing a lot of stones

A cover up of a cover up

Who knew that the “who knew what, and when” inquiry had been paused, and when?

What women want

A week in which women raised their voices, and the government covered its ears