Terror, love and the city within

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Terror comes in waves. The first is the bullet, knife or bomb. Then, the maiming or the death. Then there is the grief. The third drops into lives like a large stone dropped into a lake; it radiates out, slams into those directly affected and touches others with fainter ripples. Sometimes, it drowns those over

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Scott Morrison: Let Us Pray

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Life is truly strange. One can be blissfully walking the dog when, out of the light blue of morning, a question flashes before you like a comet piercing the sky. It is this: how to decide between a lump of coal and six days. Granted it is not a comparison of like with like. One

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Peter Dutton’s au pair imperative

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There’s a shortage of rain. There’s a shortage of public housing. There’s a shortage of hospital beds. But now, perhaps indicating the frightfully dire state of this nation, we are learning there is a shortage of au pairs. How else to explain the surfacing of the compassionate actions of the Home Affairs Minister, and onetime

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