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Craig Kelly asked Australia’s top doctors about an experimental COVID-19 cure. When they told him it didn’t work, he promoted it anyway.

Australian MP Craig Kelly has repeatedly promoted experimental cures for COVID-19, despite credible evidence and all major reputable medical organisations recommending against their use. In internal emails obtained by Business Insider, the heads of Australia’s medical regulator and the body tasked with evaluating research about COVID-19 treatments repeatedly rejected Kelly’s […]
Craig Kelly asked Australia’s top doctors about an experimental COVID-19 cure. When they told him it didn’t work, he promoted it anyway.
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Political staffers have made only a ‘very small number’ of bullying and harassment complaints to the government’s workplace health and safety authority

The Australian government’s work health and safety authority Comcare said that only a “very small number” of bullying and harassment complaints have been filed by staff working for federal politicians in the past five years. Comcare gave this answer to Business Insider Australia in response to a Freedom of Information […]
Political staffers have made only a ‘very small number’ of bullying and harassment complaints to the government’s workplace health and safety authority
Tech

Australia’s top politicians have seen a ‘coronavirus bump’ on Facebook, growing their collective following by more than a million since February

The total number of likes on Facebook pages for the prime minister and state and territory leaders have doubled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has seen the biggest total growth in likes, whereas Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein’s Facebook has increased the most proportionately. During […]
Australia’s top politicians have seen a ‘coronavirus bump’ on Facebook, growing their collective following by more than a million since February
Lifestyle

5 lesser-known moments that prove Bob Hawke was a deadset legend

Tributes are pouring in thick and fast from all corners of Australia following the announcement that former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died. Despite being a Rhodes Scholar and responsible for key economic and social policy reforms, Hawke also had a reputation as a larrikin and knockabout, with an […]
5 lesser-known moments that prove Bob Hawke was a deadset legend
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Scott Morrison unveils election promise allowing first home buyers to purchase property with just a 5% deposit — as long as you’re not earning too much

If you were out enjoying Mother’s Day with loved ones on Sunday, you’d be forgiven for not knowing that Australia’s governing Liberal-National Coalition formally kicked off its election campaign, less than a week out from the polls. Amid little fanfare, Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressed the party faithful in Melbourne, […]
Scott Morrison unveils election promise allowing first home buyers to purchase property with just a 5% deposit — as long as you’re not earning too much
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Dr Kerryn Phelps has officially won Malcolm Turnbull’s old seat

Independent Dr Kerryn Phelps has officially ended 117 years of Liberal domination in the Sydney electorate of Wentworth, winning former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s seat with a swing of more than 19%. The Australian Electoral Commission declared the result today having waited two weeks since the October 20 ballot for […]
Dr Kerryn Phelps has officially won Malcolm Turnbull’s old seat
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13 revealing quotes from Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison is the new leader of the Liberal Party and Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after beating Peter Dutton for the Liberal leadership in a party room ballot on Friday. During the former Turnbull government, he was treasurer, delivering three federal budgets. If you’re still unsure who Morrison is, and […]
13 revealing quotes from Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison