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ABC to air delayed Four Corners episode about Scott Morrison and a supporter of QAnon

The delayed Four Corners episode about the alleged “close friendship” between Scott Morrison’s family and a QAnon conspiracy adherent will be broadcast on the ABC on Monday night. Investigative reporter Louise Milligan talks to the family of significant QAnon adherent Tim Stewart about his involvement in the extreme political movement.
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Scott Morrison says Australia's international travel WON'T restart even if most of the country gets vaccinated

Australians have been warned reaching a population-wide vaccination target will not trigger a federal government decision to open international borders. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday was adamant a certain portion of Australians being immunised against coronavirus would not automatically lead to travel restarting. He argued the United Kingdom was...

G7: Australia PM Scott Morrison remembers Cornish ancestor

Australia's prime minister has spoken about one of the darker moments of his ancestry, as he prepares to attend the G7 summit in the UK. Scott Morrison said his great grandfather was on one of the first transport ships to arrive in Australia, after being convicted of stealing yarn. William...
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Scott Morrison says it's vital to get to the bottom of COVID-19's origins

Australia is still pursuing the origin of COVID-19, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison strongly supporting US President Joe Biden’s efforts to get to the bottom of the outbreak. In a speech ahead of his trip to the weekend G7 summit, which will discuss the pandemic, Morrison is set to say that “having led calls for an independent inquiry, it remains Australia’s firm view that understanding the cause of this pandemic is essential for preventing the next one”. “I strongly support President Biden’s recent statement that we need to bolster and accelerate efforts to identify the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic”. The prime...
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Scott Morrison digs in against deeper cuts to emissions ahead of G7 summit

Scott Morrison is resisting international pressure to lock in more ambitious climate commitments, declaring Australia opposes setting targets for certain parts of the economy or “false deadlines for phasing out specific energy sources”. Before he sets off for the G7 summit in the UK later this week, the prime minister...
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Once again, Scott Morrison appears a day late and a dollar short

Very often, the relationship between treasurers and prime ministers is either passive-aggressive (think Peter Costello and John Howard) or aggressive-aggressive (Paul Keating and Bob Hawke). But Josh Frydenberg and Scott Morrison work hard at being on the same page. Catching a shaft of daylight between them is a rare event.
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How a 'grossly negligent' rule change by Scott Morrison threatens to spread coronavirus through Melbourne's aged care homes and risk hundreds of lives

Scott Morrison's decision to quietly overturn a rule banning aged care staff from working in multiple facilities threatens to create a Covid disaster. A worker at Arcare in Maidstone, in Melbourne's north-west, became infected with Covid-19 after working at Blue Cross aged care in Sunshine. Victoria now has three cases...
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Holiday-starved Aussies could be enjoying a Pacific Island paradise sooner than you think - as Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern discuss expanding the trans-Tasman bubble

The trans-Tasman travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand could soon be expanded to include Pacific Islands, Scott Morrison has hinted. Mr Morrison is in New Zealand to hold talks with its leader Jacinda Ardern, with an extension of the bubble on the cards in exciting news for holiday-starved Aussies.
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'These people are doctors, architects, they're just like us': Sonny Bill Williams calls on Scott Morrison to sign off on deal allowing refugees held in Papua New Guinea to resettle in New Zealand

Sonny Bill Williams has pleaded with Scott Morrison to finally accept an offer that will allow refugees detained in Papua New Guinea and Nauru to resettle in New Zealand. The former Kiwi rugby league and rugby union superstar has teamed up with former Australian Socceroo Craig Foster to lobby on behalf of Amnesty International for a trans-national deal that has so far sat on the table for eight years.
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After two years with Anthony Albanese at the helm, Labor feels Scott Morrison can be beaten

At the beginning of budget week, on 10 May, Labor’s marginal seat holders gathered in Canberra for a half-day session with the party’s national secretary, Paul Erickson. The gathering was predominantly focussed on digital strategy. But at one point during the session, the frontbencher Michelle Rowland, who holds her western Sydney seat on a margin of 2.8%, asked Erickson a more existential question. What was the pathway to victory in the forthcoming election?