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f you have a look into the media coverage it would seem that it's not a problem at all. [But] COVID deaths are far greater than at any time in the last two to three years"
Albanese’s bid to change Australia’s constitutional arrangements has been pencilled in for a second term, assuming Labor gets one.
An anti-monarchy protestor being led away from the Palace of Westminster by British police.
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It’s understandable some people wish to publicly grieve the Queen and offer their respects to her and the monarchy. But those who disagree with the monarchy also have a right to freedom of speech.
Young women lack voice and visibility in discussions about family violence in Australia, and particularly intimate partner violence. This must change, urgently.
At the end of September, US President Jo Biden will host Pacific leaders at the White House – a sign the US is taking the region, and China’s role in it, more seriously.
If the prime minister is right, and New Zealand’s ties to the monarchy will only strengthen under Charles III, the country will be swimming against the Commonwealth tide.
King Charles I’s reign ended in execution and an English republic.
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King Charles III has been praised for keeping it simple by choosing to reign under his own name. But the royal name of Charles comes with some heavy historical baggage.
After separation, mothers who experienced domestic violence on average suffered a drop in income of 34%, compared with a 20% decrease for mothers who didn’t experience domestic violence.
Ukrainian soldiers are counterattacking in the east of the country.
Vladmir Putin has a new problem. His invasion of Ukraine is not just bogged down. It’s going backwards.
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Michelle and Amanda Dunn, the Conversation's politics editor, canvass Anthony Albanese's announcement of ten "everyday" Australians who will travel with him to the UK on Thursday for the Queen's funeral
Is it possible to disentangle the personal attributes of a gentle and kindly woman, from her role as the crowned head of a declining global empire that waged numerous wars? Many don’t think so.
If the All Blacks again fail to fire against Australia in the first Bledisloe Test, perhaps the game’s administrators should take advice from another group of experts entirely.
Legally, there does not need to be anything done in Australia to result in the change from queen to king. That happens automatically.
Queen Elizabeth’s eldest son has waited a long time to be king. Now, he is charged with holding the popular imagination after the death of his beloved mother.
The Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition shared differing opinions today regarding King Charles’ advocacy on climate change
Anthony Albanese beats his drum about transparency but has rejected calls for more light to be shed on national cabinet meetings
The now King Charles is a man of contradictions.
Rulers have used portraits on coinage to celebrate and reinforce their rule for centuries.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Governor-General David Hurley will fly to London for events marking the passing of Queen Elizabeth, culminating in her funeral at Westminster Abbey. Next week’s sitting…
Liz Truss has defeated Rishi Sunak to become the next prime minister – but her victory makes the Conservatives much more likely to lose the next election.