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Dozens of Canberrans were stuck at the border, but NSW was barely picking up the ACT's calls, via @daniellamariewh  (subscriber only)

Aged care operator Uniting underpaid more than 9500 workers in NSW and ACT, via @lucybladen  (subscriber only)

Early university offers provide certainty for year 12 students amid COVID-19 disruptions, via @SarahLansdown 

'I know I'm lucky to be here': Man rescued from flooded Shoalhaven island recounts ordeal. (subscriber only)

A GoFundMe has quickly raised more than $30,000 to support Rian and his family. via @jclindell 

Another arrest has been made in relation to the stabbing death of bikie boss Pitasoni Ulavalu. via @kathrynjlewis 

University students who flunk half of their first-year courses could lose financial support under a federal government proposal to curb soaring HELP debts.


Former Liberal opposition leader John Hewson says the Coalition's $158 billion tax cut plan will be unaffordable as the Australian economy weakens. @katie_b_burgess 

BREAKING: The childcare company operated for Peter Dutton's family trust received more than $5.6m in public funding

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews wants Australia locked down.

How has the Morrison Government fared in its first year? Give us your verdict:

The head of the government's COVID-19 commission has blocked access to information about flights by his private jet, reports @kirstenlawsonCT .

Ministers know better than public servants, says PM.

I once tried to give Ita Buttrose advice. I was a very junior editor at what was then Fairfax. She was in charge of the Sun-Herald, writes @JennaPrice 

The rain may have delayed Taylor Swift's Sydney show, but it didn't dampen spirits.

Opinion: Scott Morrison is unfit to be prime minister. His inaction in the lead-up to the bushfire crisis and his later response to it reveals this, writes Crispin Hull.