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A straight sets walloping in court’s Djokovic judgment

A straight sets walloping in court’s Djokovic judgment

The Federal Court found the deportation of Novak Djokovic was lawful for two simple reasons: he’s a high-profile sports person and he refuses to get the jab.

  • by Chip Le Grand

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Inside the crisis in our hospitals

Inside the crisis in our hospitals

Today on Please Explain, emergency physician Dr Simon Judkins joins Nathanael Cooper to take us inside Australia’s collapsing health system.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Box office tennis: Medvedev has lost twice to Kyrgios, but will history count for nought?

Box office tennis: Medvedev has lost twice to Kyrgios, but will history count for nought?

They’re on different career trajectories and have vastly different rankings, but Thursday night’s clash between Daniil Medvedev and Nick Kyrgios will be a box-office special.

  • by Scott Spits
Incumbency effect keeps Andrews riding high as state sinks into COVID pessimism

Incumbency effect keeps Andrews riding high as state sinks into COVID pessimism

The Omicron surge has once again deprived the state opposition of political oxygen, while giving Premier Daniel Andrews the opportunity to appear muscular and in control.

  • by Josh Gordon
The PM’s apology that was not an apology

The PM’s apology that was not an apology

Scott Morrison’s press conference showed classic blame-shifting, something voters have seen time and again in this pandemic.

  • by David Crowe
What does 2022 hold in store for climate action?

What does 2022 hold in store for climate action?

Today on Please Explain, national climate and environment editor Nick O’Malley joins Jess Irvine to discuss the outlook for climate action this year.

  • by Jessica Irvine
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Microsoft’s historic $96b deal comes with a lot of games - and a spotty reputation
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Microsoft’s historic $96b deal comes with a lot of games - and a spotty reputation

Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Crash Bandicoot and more will soon be under the Xbox umbrella, along with Activision Blizzard’s tarnished reputation.

  • by Tim Biggs
Understanding the pension system 101
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Understanding the pension system 101

The age pension system remains complex and many people find it hard to work their way through the labyrinth of regulations.

  • by Noel Whittaker
NPP makes it more secure to sell your used car
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NPP makes it more secure to sell your used car

The benefit of using NPP is if the used car buyer has their banking app on their phone or other device, they can turn up to the seller and transfer the funds at the point of sale. The seller can then check and see that the money has landed in their account.

  • by Emily Chantiri
Knee-jerk switching of super fund investment options rarely pays off

Knee-jerk switching of super fund investment options rarely pays off

Super fund cash investment options returned just 0.1 per cent during 2021 and 0.5 per cent in 2020, leaving those who switched to more conservative options in a bid to preserve their capital during the sharemarket meltdown of early 2020 out of pocket.

  • by John Collett
Omicron: a deep dive into the data

Omicron: a deep dive into the data

The science on Omicron is starting to settle, so what does it reveal about the new dominant strain’s infectiousness, mortality and vaccine resistance.

  • by Liam Mannix