Jim Chalmers on Tuesday announced the budget outcome for the financial year just ended will be nearly $50 billion better than anticipated at the time former treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s delivered his budget in March.
Bell will report to the prime minister by November 25.
Solicitor-General Stephen Donaghue has neatly summarised Scott Morrison’s political misdemeanour in having himself secretly appointed to all those ministries.
Scott Morrison’s action in having himself appointed secretly to multiple ministries was legal but breached “the principle of responsible government”, according to advice from the Solicitor-General, Stephen…
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What a COVID inquiry will probably look like and what it should really look like.
Temple of Edfu temple, Egypt.
History isn’t just learning facts. Students learn about the past by researching information and synthesising it to form an evidence-based argument. This skill is useful for a range of careers.
Chief commissioner Marion Buller and commissioners Brian Eyolfson, Qajaq Robinson and Michele Audette prepare the final report to give to the government at the closing ceremony for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in 2019.
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The MMIWG Inquiry two years later: What’s changed and what still needs to be done?
There are mounting calls for an inquiry into the allegations against the attorney-general. But our attention should now switch to the South Australian coroner.
Kids can ask the best questions.
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Tolerating inquiry is essential even if there are such things as questions no one should ask.
The Berejiklian government must step up to the challenge of saving koalas in NSW from their predicted fate: extinction in the wild by 2050.