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More than 100 refugees are detained in the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel in Brisbane after being brought to Australia from Manus or Nauru for medical reasons.

More than 70 people attended an online meeting organised by the Refugee Action Collective to discuss the global struggles of refugees, reports Chris Slee.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young peoples’ lives should not be discounted, writes Fred Fuentes.

As the cost of bailing out corporate Australia keeps rising, the calls to raise the regressive GST and cut taxes for the rich have already started. They have to be resisted, argues Peter Boyle.

After a 10-day shutdown, maritime workers at Hutchison Ports Australia Sydney terminal returned to work with some of the most stringent COVID-19 measures in place, reports Kerry Smith.

Passengers in a commercial aeroplane cabin.

Air travel has played a key role in turning a localised epidemic in the Wuhan district of China into a global pandemic, writes Hans Baer.

The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has condemned the federal government for its decision to freeze pay rises for Commonwealth public servants for the next 12 months, reports Stanley Blair.

Emma Murphy reports the family of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day, who died in custody, have mixed feelings about the coroner's findings. They say the struggle for justice must continue.

The whole crew of the Ruby Princess need to be tested for COVID-19, and a huge dose of sunshine needs to be shone on the events and parties involved in this disaster, writes Arthur Rorris.

Unions have slammed the government’s handling of the crew still on board the Ruby Princess as inhumane, reports Jim McIlroy.

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