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The telling truth behind three of Trump's false COVID claims

The telling truth behind three of Trump's false COVID claims

It would be easy to pass off these exaggerated claims as Trump just being Trump, if there weren't lives at stake.

  • by Farrah Tomazin

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'A hung Parliament is a very real possibility': Qld campaign enters home stretch
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QLD Votes 2020

'A hung Parliament is a very real possibility': Qld campaign enters home stretch

The politicking continues into the final week of the campaign - but for many Queenslanders, it's too late.

  • by Cameron Atfield, Lydia Lynch and Matt Dennien
Attempting satire in the time of Trump's political circus
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Sacha Baron Cohen

Attempting satire in the time of Trump's political circus

Sacha Baron Cohen's new Borat film skewers American politics. But in a nation so deeply divided, is there anyone left listening?

  • by Michael Idato
Culture club: How Smith, Bellamy, sacrifice and trust set the Storm apart
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NRL Grand Final

Culture club: How Smith, Bellamy, sacrifice and trust set the Storm apart

Culture is an overused word in rugby league. But there is something undeniably special happening in Melbourne.

  • by Roy Masters
Graduating from Pentridge, the 'Bluestone College'
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Naked City

Graduating from Pentridge, the 'Bluestone College'

“Palmer always looked scary, as if he was about to explode, even when he was pushing a broom around.”

  • by John Silvester
Public servant largesse offends the PM's quiet Australians
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Executive pay

Public servant largesse offends the PM's quiet Australians

Scott Morrison believes there needs to be signs of solidarity with those doing it tough, and splurging taxpayers' money on lavish watches doesn't pass muster.

  • by Rob Harris
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The day Kenny the cabinetmaker discovered Ryan Papenhuyzen
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NRL Grand Final

The day Kenny the cabinetmaker discovered Ryan Papenhuyzen

The Melbourne fullback was destined for greatness from a young age, according to one of Oakhill College's most astute judges of footballing talent.

  • by Brandon Jack
AFL grand final 2020: Gabba finale the fairytale of a season to celebrate
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AFL Grand Final

AFL grand final 2020: Gabba finale the fairytale of a season to celebrate

Fears of a fake premiership were whitewashed early as players sacrificed to play some frenetic football and set up a compelling and historic 2020 AFL grand final.

  • by David Prestipino
A tale of two coaches: A greater legacy awaits either Scott or Hardwick
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AFL Grand Final

A tale of two coaches: A greater legacy awaits either Scott or Hardwick

If the road to the 2020 grand final has been for Geelong and Richmond a test of toughness like no other, then for Chris Scott and Damien Hardwick the challenges have presented their own obstacles.

  • by Caroline Wilson
Trump learns from his mistakes but Biden has the last word in debate
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US votes 2020

Trump learns from his mistakes but Biden has the last word in debate

Republicans ended the night of the final presidential debate feeling relieved. But while Trump's performance was a big improvement, so was his opponent's.

  • by Matthew Knott
Please Explain podcast: Why is the government investigating Australia Post?
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Please Explain podcast

Please Explain podcast: Why is the government investigating Australia Post?

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by national affairs editor Rob Harris to discuss what's going on at our national postal service. 

  • by Tory Maguire