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Don’t interrupt your enemy while he’s stuffing up: Inside Albanese’s ‘off broadway’ election strategy
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Don’t interrupt your enemy while he’s stuffing up: Inside Albanese’s ‘off broadway’ election strategy

As Scott Morrison tries to get the vaccine rollout back on track, the Labor leader is deliberately flying under the radar – for now.

  • by James Massola

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Andrew Peacock: The man I knew and respected
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Andrew Peacock: The man I knew and respected

He had a talent that drew people into his orbit – a charm, a self-deprecating wit, a certain style that grabbed the attention of friends and foes, inside and outside the arena of politics.

  • by John Ridley
Scott Morrison’s net zero target will not be at the expense of mining profits

Scott Morrison’s net zero target will not be at the expense of mining profits

Scott Morrison says Australia’s net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target won’t be at the expense of jobs or ‘big earnings’ on his first ever visit to the nation’s engine room in the Pilbara.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
PM should apologise to Holgate for his harsh words
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Editorial

PM should apologise to Holgate for his harsh words

The PM’s behaviour will fuel ongoing criticism of the government for its response to the allegations of sexism, bullying and serious harassment of women.

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Albo compares himself to Mark McGowan in bid to capture WA voters

Albo compares himself to Mark McGowan in bid to capture WA voters

Anthony Albanese has compared his political views to those of WA’s rock star Premier as he looks to take Labor’s momentum in the state to the next national poll.

  • by Peter de Kruijff
NSW Police Deputy Commissioner denied travel request to get statement from Porter’s accuser

NSW Police Deputy Commissioner denied travel request to get statement from Porter’s accuser

The NSW Police Deputy Commissioner denied a travel request from sex crimes detectives to obtain a formal statement from Christian Porter’s accuser in Adelaide.

  • by Sarah McPhee
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Inside story: How Bryan Brown and the Nationals saved Australian film

Inside story: How Bryan Brown and the Nationals saved Australian film

In an unlikely buddy pairing, screen legend Brown and Nationals deputy David Littleproud were part of a posse to prevent the industry from imminent collapse.

  • by Karl Quinn
VIP flights for MPs top $17 million in two years

VIP flights for MPs top $17 million in two years

Flying politicians and dignitaries around the country on VIP jets cost taxpayers almost $20 million in two years up to June 2020.

  • by Nigel Gladstone
‘No intention’: Reynolds dumps draft proposals to cut diagnosis-based NDIS funding
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‘No intention’: Reynolds dumps draft proposals to cut diagnosis-based NDIS funding

NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds says no one will be excluded from the National Disability Insurance Scheme on the basis of a diagnosis.

  • by Andrew Taylor
‘A steadfast man’: Prime Minister leads tributes to Prince Philip

‘A steadfast man’: Prime Minister leads tributes to Prince Philip

Notable Australians have remembered Prince Philip, who died on Friday aged 99, as a man devoted to duty and service.

  • by Andrew Taylor
‘Uniquely unsuited’: Government accused of stacking climate body with fossil interests

‘Uniquely unsuited’: Government accused of stacking climate body with fossil interests

Environment groups are dismayed by the appointment of a former energy company chief to lead a revitalised Climate Change Authority, the independent body that advises the government on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • by Nick O'Malley