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English: Past Issue: Breakdown of 'old rules'

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Women and anger

Grace Tame met with the Prime Minister at the Lodge, with now-viral photos appearing online. We discuss the day and the differing opinions with Amy Remeikis. Via YouTube.

National response to reconciliation

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has reaffirmed Labor will implement the Uluru Statement from the Heart. But what is it, and what does it mean? The incoming Indigenous Affairs Minister, Linda Burney, explains. Via YouTube.

Gender in sport

In a world first, eight peak Australian sporting bodies are set to unveil guidelines for the inclusion for transgender people in their games. Via YouTube.

Environmental awareness

This week, a court ruling went the way of the Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley. It found she does not have a legal duty of care to protect young people from the effects of climate change. One of the climate activists is Anjali Sharma, who was in Sydney today for the federal court ruling. She speaks to Leigh Sales about her disappointment with the decision. Via YouTube.