The nature and complexity of the political crisis engulfing Canberra means the government can’t hit reset and return to business as usual while a frontbench Christian Porter remains a lightning rod, argues Michelle Grattan.
The disturbing findings of the Aged Care Royal Commission and its recommendations outline a clear case for root and branch systemic reform. Morry Bailes explains the legal changes needed.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has the boldness and opportunity with a pandemic-hit economy to work on dramatically lowering the nation’s jobless rate, argues Peter Martin.
Today, readers comment on a national nuclear storage site, ambulance queuing, and the power of voters.
The Royal Commission into aged care delivered a host of recommendations to overhaul a system in crisis. Stephen Duckett and Anika Stobart sum up the main points.
Today, readers comment on COVID-19 vaccines, digital media deals, Kimba nuclear storage, unemployment payments and a festival show.
Facebook’s decision to pull the plug on Australian news may have convinced some users wary of its power and methods to log off for good. David Tuffley explains how.”