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explainer: what is extradition between countries and how does it work?

Explainer: what is extradition between countries and how does it work?

Malka Leifer’s extradition process has been in train since Australia lodged its request with Israel in 2013. AAP/supplied Extradition cases are relatively rare but often controversial. Many in Australia are following the case of former...
how the impeachment inquiry might affect trump’s 2020 re-election chances

How the impeachment inquiry might affect Trump’s 2020 re-election chances

As the impeachment inquiry gathers pace in the US, Donald Trump is likely to keep doubling down on his opponents. AAP/EPA/Chris Kleponis The next 13 months will see American politics completely dominated by the fate...
with 15 other children, greta thunberg has filed a un complaint against 5 countries. here’s what it’ll achieve

With 15 other children, Greta Thunberg has filed a UN complaint against 5 countries....

Whether or not the petitioners are successful, the mere act of filing the complaint has already brought the matter into the public eye. Justin Lane/EPA On Wednesday, climate activist Greta Thunberg joined 15 other children...
8 reasons why impeaching donald trump is a big risk for the democrats. (and 3 reasons why it’s not)

8 reasons why impeaching Donald Trump is a big risk for the Democrats. (And...

Trump loves a street fight – one reason why Pelosi’s decision to initiate an impeachment inquiry is so risky. Doug Mills/EPA US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the Democrats have begun a formal impeachment inquiry...
recreational shooting benefits report

Recreational shooting benefits report

Who: Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie           CEO Australian Deer Association, Barry Howlett           CEO Field and Game Australia, Dean O’Hara           Hunting Development Manager SSAA Victoria, David Laird           Communication and research SIFA, Laura Patterson What: Discussion on the...
how australians talk about tucker is a story that’ll make you want to eat the bum out of an elephant

How Australians talk about tucker is a story that’ll make you want to eat...

Drawing by Wes Mountain/The Conversation Not to put a damper on things, but Australian food hasn’t always made us happy little Vegemites. One needn’t look further than the humble meat pie to see how our love/hate relationship with Aussie tucker has evolved....
why gladys liu must answer to parliament about alleged links to the chinese government

Why Gladys Liu must answer to parliament about alleged links to the Chinese government

Liu denies having ties to the Chinese Communist Party, but she is closely connected with a number of United Front organisations in Australia. Lukas Coch/AAP Around 2005, the Chinese government began pushing its policy of huaren canzheng, or...
let’s connect, collaborate and celebrate at social inclusion week 2019

Let’s CONNECT, COLLABORATE AND CELEBRATE at Social Inclusion Week 2019

Social Inclusion Week will be held from Saturday 23rd November to Sunday 1st December in 2019.  Social Inclusion Week aims to help all Australians feel included and valued, giving everyone the opportunity to participate...
a dog’s brexit: johnson’s missteps about to send weary voters to another election as the eu divorce gets ugly

A dog’s Brexit: Johnson’s missteps about to send weary voters to another election as...

In Boris Johnson’s short time as prime minister, the Brexit mess has become only messier. AAP/EPA/Will Oliver In the ongoing saga that is Britain’s attempted divorce from the European Union, Monday is shaping up to...
indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the adani mine – here’s what it means for equality

Indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the Adani...

The commercial interests of Adani prevailing over the rights of the Wangan and Jagalingou people show the fragility of native title. Dan Peled/AAP Image Last week, the Queensland government extinguished native title over tracts of land in...