George Christensen will end his controversial political career at the next election, warning of the “broken” state of politics and signalling he won’t go quietly.
- by Rob Harris
Australians over 50 will not be able to get a Pfizer vaccine until the end of the year while national cabinet has also agreed on travel restrictions for people arriving from India.
- by Rachel Clun, Chip Le Grand and Jackson Graham
All states and territories have agreed to bring forward the vaccination start date for Australians aged over 50.
- by Rachel Clun and Rachael Dexter
Foreign Minister Marise Payne and her New Zealand counterpart Nanaia Mahuta have sought to ease tensions between the two countries over the future role of the Five Eyes spy network.
- by Anthony Galloway
China has warned Australia to reverse a decision to rip up Victoria’s Belt and Road Initiative deal, but the federal government is ready to wear any retaliation from the Asian nation.
- by Eryk Bagshaw and Anthony Galloway
Many readers were taken aback by the survey results which showed Scott Morrison as preferred prime minister. However, others believed the numbers “were right on the money”.
- by Orietta Guerrera
The construction union, which has been penalised by courts more than 170 times, and three of its top NSW officials were fined more than $1 million for picketing a crane company.
- by Nick Bonyhady
One-off tax relief for low and middle-income earners is on the cards but there are worrying signs about the jobs market with almost 250,000 long term unemployed.
- by Shane Wright
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he would hire ousted Australia Post chief executive Christine Holgate if he was the boss of a private company, describing her as a good and very decent person.
- by Peter de Kruijff
The result, fuelled by strong international student enrolments, is far better than the $470 million shortfall the university had predicted at the height of the pandemic.
- by Lisa Visentin