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We must stop acting like we have the COVID-19 fight in the bag

We must stop acting like we have the COVID-19 fight in the bag

The outbreak in Victoria has exposed complacency in many facets of our pandemic response.

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Australia's response to Hong Kong mixes compassion and self-interest
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Hong Kong protests

Australia's response to Hong Kong mixes compassion and self-interest

The government had no choice but to respond to China's new crackdown but it has done so carefully.

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Closing the Gap plan can sit alongside a Voice to Parliament
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Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap plan can sit alongside a Voice to Parliament

The government has the chance to give Indigenous people much more control over their futures.

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A terrible day for Victoria but decisive action had to be taken
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Coronavirus pandemic

A terrible day for Victoria but decisive action had to be taken

The new and necessary lockdowns in Victoria are a stark reminder that coming to terms with this pandemic will take patience, co-operation and good leadership.

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Saving Powerhouse is welcome but big questions remain
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Gladys Berejiklian

Saving Powerhouse is welcome but big questions remain

As the dust settles on the NSW government's Powerhouse about-face, it must explain how it will run two world-class technology museums instead of one.

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Victorian hotel debacle has put nation at risk
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Coronavirus pandemic

Victorian hotel debacle has put nation at risk

Some hotels were not the last line of defence against coronavirus we had hoped for and actually became places of incubation.

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World must unite and stand up for Hong Kong’s liberty
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Hong Kong protests

World must unite and stand up for Hong Kong’s liberty

After the democracy protests in Hong Kong last year, it should hardly be surprising that Beijing would use the time when most countries are preoccupied with the pandemic to tighten its grip on the region.

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Reality bites and Australia has to defend itself into the future
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Defence

Reality bites and Australia has to defend itself into the future

Decisions on Australia's defence strategy demand mastery of geopolitical forces at play, educated guesses of future threats and very deep pockets.

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Britain on a knife-edge as Johnson navigates virus response
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UK

Britain on a knife-edge as Johnson navigates virus response

While Australians watch on with trepidation as Melbourne's surge of COVID-19 infections takes hold, in Britain the city of Leicester is its new hotspot epicentre.

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Job of restoring faith in the building industry has only begun
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Construction

Job of restoring faith in the building industry has only begun

For too many apartment owners, their new homes have become a financial noose, turning their Australian dream into a nightmare.

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True leadership means not turning a blind eye to uncomfortable truths
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True leadership means not turning a blind eye to uncomfortable truths

The mettle of a leader can be measured by how uncomfortable truths about dark deeds within an organisation are dealt with.

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