Leaked email reveals Greens staffer ‘scared and in shock’ after Lidia Thorpe’s ‘truly awful’ outburst

Leaked email reveals Greens staffer ‘scared and in shock’ after Lidia Thorpe’s ‘truly awful’ outburst

In an email,the senator’s former chief-of-staff apologised to Aboriginal elders for a meeting in June 2021,describing Thorpe’s conduct as “appalling”.

  • byLisa Visentin

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Empathy for the assassin who killed Japan’s longest-serving prime minister has matched sympathy for the victim.

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What’s our globetrotting PM learnt about Australia’s place in the world?

Albanese’s travel program has barely paused since his first day. He returned from London on Wednesday and leaves for Tokyo on Monday.

  • byPeter Hartcher
Helen Perrottet’s seven children are the least interesting thing about her

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The premier’s wife had an adventurous career in the army and the federal police before embarking on motherhood.

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Albanese approaches Australia republic debate with caution

Albanese approaches Australia republic debate with caution

The prime minister has captured the public mood by not rushing the discussion on a republic.

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Labor’s primary vote has slipped but it continues to hold a significant lead over the Coalition,new polling reveals

Labor’s primary vote has slipped but it continues to hold a significant lead over the Coalition,new polling reveals

The honeymoon is not over for Anthony Albanese’s government but there are some lessons to be learned.

  • byDavid Crowe
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Liberal report on Morrison defeat delayed until after Victorian state poll

Liberal report on Morrison defeat delayed until after Victorian state poll

Former prime minister Scott Morrison and his successor,Opposition Leader Peter Dutton,have not yet been formally interviewed for the review.

  • byJames Massola
Biden in ‘the beast’,Albanese and Macron on the bus:who attended the funeral

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While politicians past and present from across the world filled the pews,only a handful of celebrities were invited to attend – including Bear Grylls.

  • byMatthew Knott
Wins of omission:What Albanese did,and didn’t,do next
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Wins of omission:What Albanese did,and didn’t,do next

It’s early days for the Albanese government,so it’s difficult to tell if some early mistakes are one-offs or signs of things to come.

  • bySean Kelly
Teal independent MP Kylea Tink sells fossil fuel and motorway shares

Teal independent MP Kylea Tink sells fossil fuel and motorway shares

Tink updated her register of interests on September 13,weeks after the shareholdings were revealed.

  • byMichael Koziol
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A bridge too far? Why our republican PM is getting tetchy

The prime minister has deftly followed royal conventions after the Queen’s death,but it will require great political agility to deliver an Australian republic and – before that – an Indigenous Voice to parliament.

  • byDavid Crowe