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Hot air ahead of COP24

Hot air ahead of COP24

November 16, 2018

With the Katowice COP24 Climate Change Conference just over two weeks away, the progress of Australia’s commitments to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) and The Paris Agreement are under the lens.

‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

November 16, 2018

A repentant Sitiveni Rabuka, the Fiji military strongman who sparked off the country’s “coup culture” in 1987, admits he was “coerced” by the defeated Alliance party into carrying out the nation's first coup.

Fiji’s poll: fake news and social media trolls

Fiji’s poll: fake news and social media trolls

November 15, 2018

Fake news has been the bane of Fiji's elections, and the authorities had not anticipated the ferocity of it, writes Sri Krishnamurthi

Elder, the wielder of power in Catholic education

Elder, the wielder of power in Catholic education

October 31, 2018

How has former Liberal MP Stephen Elder gained so much influence over Catholic education in Victoria?

Valley life after coal is a power struggle

Valley life after coal is a power struggle

October 29, 2018

In the marginal seat of Morwell, in Victoria's LaTrobe Valley, the pre-election debate is all about power generation and the region's future role as the state's energy provider.

Explained: Crime and the Victorian election

Explained: Crime and the Victorian election

October 26, 2018

Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has promised to make the election a “referendum on crime”. So what are the issues? what do the stats show? what are both major parties promising? and what do the experts say?

Ditch hashtag say Manus refugees

Ditch hashtag say Manus refugees

October 9, 2018

Refugee leaders detained on Manus Island say they do not want activists protesting on their behalf for their relocation to Australia, because they no longer wish to live in the country.

The Metro tunnel: commuters’ perspectives

The Metro tunnel: commuters’ perspectives

August 24, 2018

With construction of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel commencing this year, Melbourne’s train system is set for network-wide changes.

Airsoft: Is this a game WA wants?

Airsoft: Is this a game WA wants?

July 19, 2018

ECU's Eddie Scown talks to WA shadow police minister Peter Katsambanis about the legal issues facing...

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