Party leaders were desperate to put on a united show at Labor's national conference.

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Liberals’ thumping defeat in Victoria ends Morrison’s last hopes

The Liberals’ rout in the Victorian election is also a massive defeat for Scott Morrison and the federal Liberal Party.

A mine worth killing for: Australia’s bloody war in Bougainville

Thirty years on, Tom Orsag looks at how Australia funded the PNG government’s ruthless war to crush resistance to the Panguna mine in Bougainville

Ten years since the financial crisis: Is capitalism headed for another crash?

Ten years on, the world economy has not fully recovered from the 2008 crash, writes Adam Adelpour, and levels of global debt are again at record highs


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Australia ‘steps up’ efforts to counter China in the south Pacific

November’s APEC summit in PNG saw the Australian government increase its efforts to buy influence in the Pacific, with a raft of announcements designed to counter China.

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