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  • The vanished businessman John Margerison (centre) surrounded by photos appearing on a series of ‘John Margerison’ websites all set up on the same day earlier this year.

    Who is the real John Margerison?
    Vanished businessman leaves behind corporate maze and trail of intrigue

    Exclusive: having told parliament he’s ‘severed all ties’ with Australia, the former business associate of Stuart Robert is believed to be in Dubai
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    Rolling report: Collingwood and Brisbane meet with the premiership flag at stake at a packed out MCG. Join Jo Khan for the buildup to the first bounce
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      Our?leaders are burning out while polarisation splits the nation and erodes trust in politics

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      Retiring general appears to call former president ‘wannabe dictator’

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  • Chinatown

    ‘Half the community is undecided'
    The?battle to get Chinese-Australians to support the Indigenous voice

    • Myth, politics and murder
      Why?the voice battle in Tasmania is different

    • El Ni?o
      Australian farmers are coming off three bumper years. Are they prepared for the sudden dry?

    • ‘A yes result will be unifying’
      Anthony Albanese on the final push forward for the voice

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  • Australia’s best photos of the month
    September 2023

    National rallies for change, endangered coastal emus and an exiting premier; Guardian Australia looks back at the month’s most striking photos from across the country
  • File photo of a galah

    An?injured galah taught me that what makes something beautiful is also what makes it fragile

    Natasha May
  • Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

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    Anthony Albanese on the final push forward for the voice

    Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy talks to prime minister Anthony Albanese about why a yes vote is still possible
  • EcoLiv modular home in rural setting

    More than a box, smarter than a prefab: modular is back, and this time with style

    Companies have sprung up around Australia to produce housing that offers a new option amid the property crisis, and now governments are taking notice
    • 'A large group of First Nations representatives have called for an Indigenous voice to parliament that's enshrined in the constitution,' says reporter Matilda Boseley – but what does it all mean?

      The?Australian constitution and how a yes vote in the voice referendum would change it

    • Jacinta Allan during her first press conference as Victoria’s premier on Thursday

      The end of the Andrews era
      Where to now for Victoria with Jacinta Allan as premier?

    • Nelli Stevenson in her rental home in Melbourne

      I’m a suburban Melbourne renter. Here’s how I weaned my home off gas and saved money on energy bills

      Nelli Stevenson
    • Fiji’s Simione Kuruvoli plays in the Rugby World Cup match against Australia

      ‘Fiji’s Jonny Wilkinson’
      Island nation embraces Simione Kuruvoli ahead of Rugby World Cup clash

  • Firstddogonthemoon First Dog on the Moon illustration for Australian Bird of the Year 2023 voting page. Vote for your favourite in the Guardian / BirdLife Australia poll

    Bird of the year 2023
    Vote now in round five to keep your favourite in the running

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    The high-risk life of the bar-tailed godwit
    Endurance flyers under threat from development

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    Is?this Australia’s most trusting bird? No wonder it is endangered

    First Dog on the Moon
    I shall lay my eggs here on this beach where they have been safe for thousands of years
  • Arsenal's Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord and Kyra Cooney-Cross

    ‘It feels like home’
    Arsenal’s Australian trio ready for WSL kick-off

    Cooney-Cross, Catley and Foord share their resolve for domestic honours and World Cup highlights
  • Eddie Jones speaks to the media

    Jones Show Trial rolls on amid intensifying Wallabies blowback

    Robert Kitson
    • Ange Postecoglou

      'I was mad about Kenny Dalglish'
      Spurs face Liverpool with Postecoglou relishing clash with childhood team

    • Aaron Smith scores New Zealand’s sixth try in their dominant victory over Italy

      New Zealand 96-17 Italy
      All?Blacks run in 14 tries in World Cup demolition job

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      AI?revolution in esports paves path to sport’s digital dissolve

      Barney Ronay
    • Team Europe's Justin Rose celebrates on the 18th after halving the hole in the fourballs

      Ryder Cup
      US?hopes in Roman ruins after Europe make history

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    Unless Joe Biden stands aside, the world must prepare for President Trump 2.0

    Timothy Garton Ash
    The Democrats must choose a younger candidate if Donald Trump is to be kept out of the White House, says Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash
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    The?housing crisis gives a whole new meaning to home

    Sweet home: but it’s no fairytale ending
    • An older looking man wearing a white t-shirt and blue pants, sitting on the floor, reading a book. A fire burns in the fireplace in the background.

      One?of the hardest parts of getting older? Pondering the ‘me’ in dementia

      Larry F Slonaker
    • Departing Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

      Daniel Andrews was a visionary leader on climate change but neglected Victoria’s natural environment

      Jono La Nauze
    • Jonathan Freedland

      I’ve got news for Rishi Sunak: he no longer leads the conservative party

      Jonathan Freedland
    • The chair of the royal commission, Ronald Sackville (right), delivers the disability royal commission's final report to the Australian governor general, David Hurley.

      The?disability royal commission report is monumental. All Australians must confront its findings

      Elly Desmarchelier

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  • Fromn left to right Shea Donohoe, Martin Tan, Mary McGillivray on their grand tours.

    'Europe was my fig tree'
    Gen-Zers are trading gritty gap years for grand tours of continent's cultural charisma

    The number of young Australians travelling for extended periods is falling, but those that do are increasingly choosing Europe
  • Walking Netball<br>Feature on the England Walking Netball club called the ‘Wild Ones’ where women of different ages from 55 - 73 play walking netball at The Portland Centre in Nottingham. Pictured are (l-r) Joan Scarrott(72), Jean Bly(68) and Janet Blair(55). Photo by Fabio De Paola

    Run at 40, dance at 80
    The?best ways to exercise in every decade of your life

  • Painting: Family portrait by Gillis van Tilborgh.

    Leading questions
    Should I validate my teen daughters’ concerns or support their father as a co-parent?

  • Victoria Beckham accepts applause after her spring/summer 2024 womenswear fashion collection in Paris.

    Victoria Beckham raises the barre with ballet-inspired Paris show

  • Nan Hauser sitting on a rock in front of water

    A?whale saved me from a shark attack

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    Twenty-one things I’ve learned about skin care

  • Corey Gamble, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Anna Wintour watching the show

    Victoria Beckham
    New?collection is dance of delight despite Kardashian delay

  • The sound of music cast

    From Audrey Hepburn to Zac Efron
    A?brief history of dubbed singing in Hollywood

    Christopher Plummer isn’t the only star to discover his voice replaced in the movie’s final cut
  • ‘We’re just so bloody old!’ … Michael Caine and John Standing.

    ‘I’m 90. I worry if I’m gonna make it to lunch’
    Michael Caine and John Standing on wives, war and feeling like the Queen

    The actors reflect on class, communism and female cage-fighting
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    ‘It felt like the beginning of the third world war'
    Mstyslav Chernov on 20 Days in Mariupol

  • Kelsey Grammer in the reboot of Frasier; Brie Larson in Lessons in Chemistry'; the original Wiggles cast whose journey is charted in new documentary Hot Potato: The Story of the Wiggles; and Omar Sy in Lupin.

    Streaming in October
    Frasier reboot, Lessons in Chemistry and a Wiggles documentary

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    The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man by Paul Newman audiobook review
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  • Cast in and beside a car in Patricia Cornelius’s adaptation of My Sister Jill at Melbourne Theatre Company’s Southbank theatre

    My Sister Jill review
    Patricia Cornelius’s family drama cries out for social realism

  • A fire burns in mined fields and forest strips near the village of Grakovo in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region

    Russia-Ukraine war at a glance
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  • Ukrainian servicemen execute a military exercise, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine 28 September 2023.

    What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week?
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  • A Russian checkpoint near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine.

    Greenpeace warns over safety of nuclear plant

  • Portugal v Russia - 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championships Group C<br>Dublin , Ireland - 7 May 2019; Stepan Melnikov of Russia in action against Gerson Sousa of Portugal during the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championships Group C match between Portugal and Russia at the UCD Bowl in Dublin. (Photo By Sam Barnes/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

    Ukraine urges Uefa to reconsider Russia decision and will boycott tournaments

  • Clive Palmer speaks at a microphone in front of a yellow backdrop

    Clive Palmer
    United Australia party leader to launch million-dollar ad blitz for no vote

    Mining magnate to target South Australia and Tasmania in reported $2m national campaign over fortnight up to 14 October
  • The Scales of Justice

    Kenyan politician who said ‘the devil has gone now’ after bashing three-year-old son jailed for manslaughter

  • José Ramos-Horta

    Australian intelligence agencies ‘know very well’ China deal is of no concern, Ramos-Horta says

  • Joan Collins playing the role of Alexis Colby in TV show Dynasty, is in a bubble bath, confronted by a man with a gun

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      AFR’s power list goes deep fake with the likes of Sam Kerr and Margot Robbie to make a point

      Amanda Meade
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      Court awards temporary order prohibiting the naming of high-profile man accused of rape

    • Townsville arrest
      Couch-surfing host allegedly spied on guests with camera hidden in bug spray

    • Royal commission
      Disability advocates urge faster phase-out of segregated education

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      Newcrest pleads guilty to breaching clean air regulations

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      Former detainees face eviction after Australian-sponsored bills not paid

  • Nikita Hunter and her four-year-old daughter Isla

    Prescription dilemma
    Rural areas want cheaper medicines – but they don’t want their pharmacies to close

  • KOOKABURRA<br>A pair of Australian kookaburra's sit on a tree beside the first green during the first round of the World Match Play Golf Championships at Metropolitan Golf Course, Melbourne, Australia Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001. The American golfers kept looking up because of the bird laughing sound which was disruping their putting stroke. (AP Photo/Russell McPhedran)

    Hearing is believing in the power of the kookaburras’ raucous chorus

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  • Landscape with deeply cracked red soil &amp; trees on horizon under blue sky in outback Australia during devastating drought

    'Lasting public benefit’
    Drought funding should focus on more permanent outcomes – review

  • Gabrielle Chan

    Regional Australia believes in a fair go, so what does that mean for the voice?

    Gabrielle Chan
  • A person almost completely covered in gear, from a helmet with goggles and mouthpiece to a dark green uniform, appears to walk away from a helicopter.

    White House warns of ‘unprecedented’ Serbian troop buildup on border

  • The felled Sycamore Gap tree in Northumberland.

    Sycamore Gap
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      Calvin Robinson is third presenter suspended in three days

    • Nuclear disarmament
      CND?co-founder Pat Arrowsmith dies aged 93

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  • The voice
    The?Australian constitution and how a yes vote in the referendum would change it

    'A large group of First Nations representatives have called for an Indigenous voice to parliament that's enshrined in the constitution,' says reporter Matilda Boseley – but what does it all mean?
  • Anthony Albanese with supporters from the Yes23 campaign including Bennelong MP Jerome Laxale

    Australian Politics podcast
    ‘A yes result will be unifying’: Albanese on the final push forward for the voice

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    Scotland’s disco lassies

  • Multimillion-pound home in Summertown, Oxford, with a showstopper kitchen.

    Fantasy house hunt
    UK?homes with amazing kitchens

  • Julius Erving of the New York Nets, 1976

    Basketball fashion on and off the court

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    ‘Saint-Tropez has become LVMH Ville’
    Locals slam super-rich ‘takeover’

    The annual influx of billionaires is leading to ‘odious’ practices in the French Riviera town
  • Marmots have long been beloved mountain inhabitants – this Himalayan marmot specimen was photographed in China’s Qilian Mountains, encountering a fox as it left hibernation. As the climate warms, more foxes are entering alpine marmot habitats.

    They kill their own parents, children and neighbours
    Now?life is even worse for the vicious alpine marmot

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    • ‘Nature embraces queer people’
      Inside the UK show about the LGBTQ+ side of plants

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      Can?we do anything about antimicrobial resistance?

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