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A bloody shame: Paid period leave should be law

Australia’s workplace laws must better accommodate the reproductive body

Helen Garner’s lockdown diaries, 2021

Notes from Melbourne as the pandemic persists

The search for extraterrestrial minds

That we understand the nature of the cosmos has profound implications in the search for life

Drama in hell

The descent of creative arts at Australia’s universities

A loss of character

Remembering some of Sydney’s well-known streetfolk

Close to home for Katy Gallagher

Life in quarantine as COVID-19 hits Senator Katy Gallagher’s family

We need to think about post-lockdown rights

Lacking serious debate on the next stage of the pandemic, Australia is ill-prepared

When two rights make a wrong

What can be done about anti-vaxxers and the far right’s rights-based critique of vaccination?

The Fortescue way

Fortescue Metals Group has a history of “unconscionable” settlements with Indigenous custodians

Black Summer at Currowan

Lessons from Australia’s worst bushfires