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Analysis of active cases across Melbourne shows the outbreak isn’t just confined to small areas, as COVID-19 spreads across the city and state.

They’re the pick of the crop for winter baking.

How has America got policing so wrong? At his wits end, police reform strategist Chuck Wexler took 25 US police chiefs to Scotland. What they saw left them visibly changed.

The works of five favourite authors have helped shape my life by offering wisdom, insights and hope, writes Greg Sheridan.

He’s made showreels for NT Tourism, so Jack Bullen knows all the Territory’s showstoppers. But where’s this special place?

Kim Jong-un’s disappearance has got to be up there with the best subplots of 2020 but what happens next could be more interesting.

Faced with flare-ups or new surges countries are adopting different strategies, from strict new lockdowns to deciding that caseloads which once sparked panic are manageable and further unlocking their economies.

A year ago, the Permian Basin region was one of America’s hottest labour markets. Today, the oilfield has all but shut down, and everyone is feeling the pain.


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

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

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

Once you understand the pattern of behaviour by the People’s Republic of China, you will see it in operation everywhere. This is fertile ground for war.

Beijing’s influence across the globe stretches deeper than imagined, warns the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.