Kim Landers

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19 Jul 2017

The incoming Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton insists his new super-portfolio is all about protecting Australia and not advancing political agendas. The massive shake-up of security and intelligence agencies means that ASIO, the AFP and Border Force will all report to him. But the Minister...

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22 Jun 2017

The destruction of Mosul's Al Nuri mosque is another reminder that Islamic State's main victims have been Muslims, according to Andrew Zammit, a terrorism researcher who's written papers for the Lowy Institute and the Institute for Regional Security. He says it shows ISIS has been prepared to...

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22 Jun 2017

There's often a lot of criticism that the news is negative and depressing, and a new study has found that more than half of Australian audiences sometimes avoid it, because of that. The survey has also found an increasing number of us are getting our news online, although TV still reigns supreme...

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3 May 2017

The once mighty Fairfax media company is taking the axe to its newsrooms across the country. It will cut about 125 journalists at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age in Melbourne The Australian Financial Review, and websites Brisbane Times and WAToday.

That is on top of 120 jobs cut last...

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28 Apr 2017

Westpac has effectively blocked any funding to the controversial Adani coal mine after overhauling its policies for the bankrolling of new thermal coal projects. Australia's second biggest bank has updated its climate change policy where it will only finance new projects in existing, rather than...

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13 Jan 2017

The new Ambassador for Cyber Affairs says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

As the United States is grappling with explosive findings that Russia engaged in hacking during the Presidential election, the British...

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4 Jan 2017

The Australian Medical Association is calling for a national real-time register for firearms which it says will help reduce gun violence. The lobby group says that doctors are at the frontline to clean up the mess when someone is injured by a gun, and that there needs to be a central point where...

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30 Dec 2016

A rare collection of early Australian Indigenous folk songs is providing a valuable insight into our history.

The Mission Songs project, curated by singer Jessie Lloyd, is bringing together songs from the Aboriginal mission days, making sure they're not lost or forgotten.

She's...

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23 Dec 2016

Australia will have to prevent close to two years' worth of emissions from reaching the atmosphere if it's to meet the government's climate targets for 2030.

That's the view of environmental groups, based on the most recent emissions data just released by the federal government.

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15 Dec 2016

Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, says he's confident the federal government will accept his advice when he delivers his review into the National Electricity Market next year. His preliminary report released last Friday said an emissions intensity scheme was the best way to address...

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