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In this episode of Full Story, producer Ellen Leabeater sets out to find how Australia’s singles are adapting to dating during the lockdown and discovers some creative measures being taken
A former spy and his lawyer exposed an illegal bugging operation the Australian government conducted on Timor-Leste during negotiations over oil and gas field resources. Now they face jail time. Transparency reporter Christopher Knaus explains
The climate crisis is a complex issue. So how do you explain it to kids? For children living on Tuvalu – who are already seeing the effects of climate change – it’s an unavoidable conversation. How do you create hope when your island will be un
A catastrophe is unfolding in India as hospitals run out of oxygen, the Guardian’s south Asia correspondent, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, reports from Delhi. And the country – the world’s foremost vaccine producer – is now constrained in how much it
Protests have exploded across the US after a video showed Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an African American man, despite his pleas that he could not breathe. Floyd lost consciousness a
Despite rising coronavirus case numbers, the US state of Mississippi is moving out of lockdown and reopening parks, restaurants and other non-essential shops. Oliver Laughland went to the resort of Biloxi to see how residents were responding
At the moment, most of us are spending a lot more time apart. Whether we’re stuck in a quarantine hotel guarded by police, or stuck at home, we’re all dealing with our own forms of isolation.In this episode of Full Story, Guardian readers phone
As shows around the country are cancelled in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus, there’s fear this pandemic could decimate the arts industry for good. In this episode of Full Story, culture editor Steph Harmon examines the complex web
Almost a million people have been targeted by the government’s welfare debt collection program. But critics have condemned the program and its treatment of welfare recipients. Can this system ever be fair? Reporter Luke Henriques-Gomes examines
The country is facing an escalating environmental disaster. In eastern Australia the destruction of trees and plants on farms, known as land clearing, has exploded. Our native vegetation is a key part of how we can stop the climate crisis, so w
Woodside Petroleum is planning to expand a liquefied natural gas project in a plan it claims will reduce emissions by 30% by 2030. But analysts say the project will cause emissions to skyrocket. Environment editor Adam Morton explains why the
David Dungay Jr’s name has become a frequent rallying cry at Black Lives Matter protests across Australia. Now the family of the Dunghutti man, who died in custody in 2015, is teaming up with the barrister Geoffrey Robertson QC to take their c
The Games were meant to be a moment of national celebration but, with coronavirus cases rising in Japan, this summer’s postponed Olympics are the subject of recrimination and protest. Justin McCurry, the Guardian’s Tokyo correspondent, tells A
This week the Biloela family was thrust back in the news as three-year-old Tharnicaa was airlifted to a hospital in Perth to fight pneumonia and a blood infection. Mike Ticher and Lucy Clark speak about the treatment of the Biloela family and
The past decade has seen the formation of a vibrant and strange genre of music called hyperpop. Its growth has been spurred on by the internet – through Soundcloud, Twitter and now Spotify – and it has been linked to some of the most exciting
The coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne has spread to aged care, with multiple cases linked to one facility: Arcare in Maidstone. For young carer Ai-Lin, whose 86-year-old grandmother Ann lives at the facility, this outbreak raises serious quest
Nearly half of Australia’s cattle is treated with growth hormones to speed up weight gain. Australian regulators say these hormones are safe and legal, but in the EU and the UK, they’re banned. However a new free-trade agreement currently unde
Joe Biden has asked US intelligence services to urgently investigate the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, including the possibility that it began with an accident in a laboratory. The Guardian’s Peter Beaumont looks at the available evidence
The latest Covid outbreak in Victoria has renewed focus on the federal government’s slow vaccine rollout, which has missed its own targets for aged care residents and workers several times. Gabrielle Jackson talks to Lenore Taylor and Mike Tic
Multiple investigations have been launched since Brittany Higgins came forward in February with allegations she had been raped in parliament by another staffer in 2019. One of them was made public last week. Katharine Murphy explains what the
The NSW government last week announced changes to laws around sexual assault and consent that could dramatically change how survivors experience the court system. Saxon Mullins, the director of advocacy at the Rape and Sexual Assault Research
When do the objects we love become a health hazard? In this recording of Guardian Australia’s monthly book club, author Emily Maguire discusses her latest novel, Love Objects, with features editor Lucy Clark
Amid yet another outbreak in Victoria, the federal government is again under scrutiny over the slow pace of the vaccine rollout. There are also concerns that the confused messaging around the rollout, particularly about the AstraZeneca jab, ha
This week the Australian Institute of Criminology told the Senate it would report on Aboriginal deaths in custody every six months, up from every two years. Lorena Allam and Calla Wahlquist explain why this matters and what led to this win for
For nearly two months, the Polynesian island nation of Samoa has been in the grips of a political crisis after one of the most dramatic elections in the country’s history. After a supreme court intervention, a parliamentary lockout and a swear
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