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A former media adviser to West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt has launched legal proceedings against the WA government over his dismissal. #auspol 

This week’s poet is the late Martin Johnston, whose life’s work is celebrated in a terrific new volume of selected poems, Beautiful Objects. | @the_shb 

ASIO will be given greater flexibility to spy on Australians, including dual citizens living here, to help disrupt foreign interference.

As the population emerges from the trenches of 2020, they are viewing the spaces around their homes with a different perspective.

SUVs are, to the world of cars, what a petrol station pie is to the world of cuisine. So I really wasn’t expecting to enjoy my week in the Mercedes GLE...

The Baked Lemon Cheesecake is a time-honoured classic ... but for the best recipe of them all, forget cook books and even the internet.

In all the years I have been making and testing passionfruit tart recipes, this lovely summery version made with mascarpone stands out as a firm favourite.

Tattoos may be a way of dealing with the trauma of war, but they are also a way for veterans to connect with other people.


The last British governor of Hong Kong says Britain has a “moral, economic and legal” duty to stand up for nation.

#EXCLUSIVE : The Chinese Communist Party’s surveillance of ethnic minority groups via facial-recognition software has been exposed in a major security leak.

Boris Johnson is to claw back Huawei’s involvement in Britain’s 5G network after extraordinary pressure from Tory backbenchers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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#BREAKING Student activist Drew Pavlou has been suspended from the University of Queensland after leading campus protests in support of Hong Kong independence

#BREAKING : Australia has torn up its extradition agreement wit #HongKong  and extended length of skilled, student visas #auspol 

#BREAKING A senior Catholic cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu has been accused of using $1.14m of Vatican funds to bribe witnesses to secure a sex abuse conviction against rival Cardinal George Pell.