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2 State Governments in Australia Block UN Visits to Prisons
November 19, 2022

2 State Governments in Australia Block UN Visits to Prisons

By Dechlan Brennan
The gap between how human rights groups view incarcerated people, and how governments in Australia view them, continues to be wide. 

Queensland: A Political Conundrum 
July 12, 2022

Queensland: A Political Conundrum 

By Grant Wyeth
What explains Queensland's unique -- and divergent -- political choices at the state and federal levels?
Queensland Confirms Australian Bid for 2032 Olympics
December 07, 2020

Queensland Confirms Australian Bid for 2032 Olympics

By Associated Press
Four countries, including Australia, are bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games.

Australia and China: It’s Complicated
November 24, 2020

Australia and China: It’s Complicated

By Katie Howe
Even amid the current tensions, the state of the relationship is more complex than headlines would suggest.

Are Australians Buying Chinese Goods Produced With Forced Labor?
July 31, 2020

Are Australians Buying Chinese Goods Produced With Forced Labor?

By Joshua Mcdonald
After recent reports laid out evidence that Uyghurs were being sent to work in factories around China after detention, Australian governments are reviewing some contracts.

Raging Wildfires Trap 4,000 at Australian Town’s Waterfront
December 31, 2019

Raging Wildfires Trap 4,000 at Australian Town’s Waterfront

By Associated Press
Fires raging across Australia have created apocalyptic conditions, residents say.

The Batman By-Election: The Carmichael Mine Matter
February 08, 2018

The Batman By-Election: The Carmichael Mine Matter

By Grant Wyeth
In inner-city Melbourne, an upcoming special election is focused 2,000 km away on a mine in Queensland.
The Plan to Save the Great Barrier Reef
April 07, 2015

The Plan to Save the Great Barrier Reef

By Luke Hunt
A new plan to protect the natural wonder enjoys rare bipartisan support in Australia.

Aussie Official: Outlaw Bikers Will Wear Pink Prison Uniforms
October 21, 2013

Aussie Official: Outlaw Bikers Will Wear Pink Prison Uniforms

Proposed jail reforms would see bikies trading black leather for hot pink.

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