Government must tackle skills shortage to deliver childcare promise
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Government must tackle skills shortage to deliver childcare promise

Families already struggle to find childcare for their children,but it’s about to get worse,with the sector at crisis point.

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Biloela family shows compassion is compatible with strong borders
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Biloela family shows compassion is compatible with strong borders

The Albanese government faces a big dilemma in deciding how to soften the Coalition’s tough border policies.

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Albanese’s early moves dispel doubts on his China policy
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Albanese’s early moves dispel doubts on his China policy

The Coalition tried to claim during the election campaign that Chinese President Xi Jinping was barracking for a Labor win. This was misguided.

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US must cure itself of its sick gun obsession
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US must cure itself of its sick gun obsession

The latest shooting in Texas should finally convince Republicans to support gun control.

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Defamation law changes are needed for freer speech
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Defamation law changes are needed for freer speech

Defamation laws need more tweaking to protect a free press,especially in social media.

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Major parties must heed the lessons of Saturday’s political earthquake
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Major parties must heed the lessons of Saturday’s political earthquake

Sydney’s political map was dramatically redrawn at Saturday’s federal election.

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Albanese wins a clear mandate for inclusive but cautious change
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Albanese wins a clear mandate for inclusive but cautious change

The ALP has the opportunity to end the nasty culture and climate wars of the past decade. But its mandate on economic policy is for incremental reforms.

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Assisted dying bill is a victory for compassion and common sense
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Assisted dying bill is a victory for compassion and common sense

The passage of this controversial measure provides a clear indication that social attitudes are changing.

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Why the Morrison government does not deserve another term
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Why the Morrison government does not deserve another term

The Herald shares Australia’s despondency – particularly at the lack of policy ambition from both sides.

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Both parties must commit to an inquiry into the pandemic
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Both parties must commit to an inquiry into the pandemic

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he opposes lockdowns but only a royal commission will give Australians confidence that we will be ready the next time disaster strikes.

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If Morrison wins the election,he needs a new foreign minister
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If Morrison wins the election,he needs a new foreign minister

Scott Morrison has felt the need to single out Marise Payne for praise. In fact,she has been a weak link.

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