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Labor gains clear Newspoll lead during Sydney lockdown, but will the economy save Coalition?

This week’s Newspoll, gave Labor a 53-47 lead, a two-point gain for Labor since the previous Newspoll three weeks ago.

From UFOs to COVID conspiracy theories, we all struggle with the ‘truth out there’

Facebook has reversed its decision to ban claims the virus was made in a lab, opening the door further to explore COVID conspiracy theories.

Contrasting NSW and Victoria lockdown coverage reveals much about the politics of COVID – and the media

Media coverage of the first few days of the COVID-19 outbreak in NSW has been different from that of the most recent lockdown in Victoria.

68% of millennials earn more than their parents, but boomers had it better

According to the most recent data, just 29% of Australians believe today’s children will be better off financially than their parents.

What’s the ‘Indian’ variant responsible for Victoria’s outbreak and how effective are vaccines against it?

Victoria’s seven day lockdown, which began last night, is an attempt to stop transmission of the quick-spreading COVID-19 B.1.617.1 variant.

It’s time for Australia to drop its phased approach to the vaccine rollout

Australia’s vaccine rollout has attracted significant criticism for its slow pace.

Australia risks becoming a hermit nation. Here’s a five-step road-map to reopen our borders safely

National capability — you might also say, national character — can be revealed in a crisis. So, what has COVID-19 taught us about Australia?

50 years of royal commissions — here’s how they make a difference

Scott Morrison announced a royal commission into veteran suicides — the fourth royal commission set up under his prime ministership.

Why this trial was different: Experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Scholars analyze the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd. Outside the courthouse, crowds cheered and church bells sounded – a...

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