The other holes in Australia’s quarantine
What’s next for George Pell
The Greens’ New Deal
Gambling giant Tabcorp seeks rent relief
Angus Taylor’s energy projects push
Dominic Raab takes reins as Johnson has stint in ICU
Australia must fulfil its regional obligations
A long road to recovery
Gadfly: Justice deserts
Letters & Editorial
Jon Kudelka cartoon, April 11, 2020
A note on George Pell
Corporations and the future we wish for
Bluey creator Joe Brumm’s dog days
‘I Feel Alive’ by TOPS
Riddle Poem Three from the Kelly-Hoard
The Dickens Boy
Reviewer: Andrew Fuhrmann
The Glass Hotel
Reviewer: Gretchen Shirm
The Dictionary of Lost Words
Reviewer: Louise Swinn
Cornichons and quick red onion pickle
Antibiotic misuse and resistance
In what year did the RMS Titanic sink?
As a police probe begins into the Ruby Princess, details emerge about other gaps in Australia’s quarantine response, including the use of isolation declaration cards.Airline passengers potentially infected with coronavirus were able to fan out across the country last month without immediate follow-up in some places, as details from the government’s isolation declaration cards were not universally passed on.
While the High Court this week quashed the cardinal’s conviction for child sexual abuse, there remain several fronts on which the legal battle may continue.
As policymakers puzzle over how to wake up Australia’s economy from ‘hibernation’, the Greens believe the solution lies in massive renewable energy investment and a Green New Deal.
While some predict a dangerous boom in online gambling during the coronavirus lockdown, Tabcorp, with revenue totalling $2.91 billion at the end of 2019, has asked its commercial landlords for a rent suspension.
Inspired by the interactions between his young daughters, Joe Brumm created a one-minute pilot that would become the kids’ television juggernaut Bluey. Here, he discusses the challenges of writing the show and reminisces about the blue heelers of his childhood. “Each episode has a number of components to make it good … It’s not just about coming up with a funny game.”
Earlier this year, I wrote that I feared the situation in China would become the reality across the rest of the world in March and April. That, unfortunately, is now what is unfolding before our very eyes. But if there is to be a third wave of this crisis, it will now be what happens in much of the developing world – including on Australia’s own doorstep.
The federal parliament came out of hibernation midweek to commit a mind-boggling $130 billion to saving the jobs of millions of workers. But there is a six-month limit on the emergency wage subsidies, with Scott Morrison desperate for a way out of the economy-destroying containment of the coronavirus pandemic.
Right after Sarah Ferguson on ABC TV added to suspicions that George Pell is a child molester, revealing there are several civil claims against the cardinal waiting in the wings, the High Court has gone and upset the apple cart with some complicated thinking about “reasonable doubt … unchallenged evidence … [and] innocence”.
With the nation’s focus fixed on the fight against Covid-19, Energy Minister Angus Taylor has forged ahead with a new program that includes measures designed to prop up coal-fired electricity generators and weaken environmental protections.
Britain being led by Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab as Boris Johnson remains in hospital. Cyclone Harold wreaks havoc on Pacific islands. Authoritarian and anti-democratic regimes try to control Covid-19 information. Coronavirus pandemic and international emissions targets.
I Feel Alive, the fourth album from Montreal band TOPS, captures their trademark lush soft rock sound while, in a stroke of timeliness, delving into tender explorations of love and loneliness.
The discovery of antibiotics almost a century ago was one of the most important breakthroughs in medical history. But as new research shows, we’re not using them responsibly and that could lead to dire outcomes.