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Nation’s jobless rate falls in December
The decline in the unemployment rate was better than expected with 50,000 people starting new jobs, as businesses adjust to lower JobKeeper rates.
The words a divided America wanted and needed to hear
Joe Biden spoke directly to a country struggling with a deadly pandemic, a battered economy and deep political divisions.
‘No time to wait:’ Biden reverses Trump orders
In his first hours as President, Joe Biden reverses Trump-era executive orders, new White House press secretary vows to bring ‘truth’ back to the briefing room.
What did Trump’s ‘generous’ note say?
Joe Biden confirms Donald Trump upheld tradition by leaving him a letter — but the President keeps contents secret.
‘Democracy has arrived': but has it?
The 46th president faces one of the toughest tests as he tells the nation it can pick up the pieces and move forward.
Young poet has nation enthralled
Reading the inaugural poem, Amanda Gorman mesmerised a global audience and laid claim to a new literary stature.
Sub disaster surfaces as PM’s nightmare sinks in
Scott Morrison and Andrew Hastie appear finally to have discovered why our $220bn submarine project went so horribly wrong.
Family bid to save McWilliam’s Wines
A family member has proposed a buyout of the collapsed McWilliams Wines, after a private equity bid crashed.
PM’s gas-fired Covid recovery plan
Two-year deal with large LNG exporters to offer uncontracted gas first to Australian companies keeping prices low.
Students long way off being citizens
Facts about democracy, law, government and national values evade many Australian students.