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Inside the rescue of the pilot whales stranded in Tasmania
A huge rescue effort kicked off when hundreds of pilot whales beached themselves in Macquarie Harbour off the west coast of Tasmania. Graham Readfearn explains how the rescue operation unfolded and reveals what a unique and intelligent species this is
How does Australia balance its economic dependency on China with its democratic values?
Australia’s economy has benefited enormously from China’s extraordinary growth and the trade links have helped make Australia one of the world’s richest countries. But the relationship is increasingly strained. Daniel Hurst looks at the history of that relationship and what the options are for the future
Protecting history: how Juukan Gorge could change mining forever
When Rio Tinto destroyed a 46,000-year-old Indigenous heritage site, the world’s anger took the company by surprise. Now investors are demanding more transparency in how mining companies deal with traditional owners. Lorena Allam and Calla Wahlquist look at what’s changed since Rio blasted Juukan Gorge
Donald Trump and a pattern of alleged sexual assault
In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the former model Amy Dorris talked to Lucy Osborne about allegations that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her at the US Open tennis tournament more than two decades ago, in an alleged incident that left her feeling ‘sick’ and ‘violated’
How Queensland's election became all about the premier and the pandemic
With just six weeks to go before Queensland voters head to the polls, it seems people can talk about little else than Covid-19. Annastacia Palaszczuk’s handling of the crisis has been well-received so far, but as Ben Smee explains, there are potential pitfalls in running a presidential-style campaign during a pandemic
What does the poisoning of Alexei Navalny tell us about Vladimir Putin's Russia?
Luke Harding tells Anushka Asthana the alleged attack on Navalny has all the hallmarks of a state-sponsored hit. As Navalny appears to be recovering from the incident, western leaders are demanding answers from Russia
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Gas-led covid recovery
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