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Recent articles by Charis:

The Great Resignation could force up wages in Australia as workers say they want more money

Australia could be on the verge of a phenomenon dubbed The Great Resignation, and one expert believes the mass exodus of staff could push wages higher and even force an increase in interest rates. → Read More

‘Bleak’ outlook for first home buyers in Australia but much depends on how re-opening is managed

The outlook for first home buyers is looking “pretty bleak” and much will depend on how Australia handles its border re-opening. → Read More

Telstra’s Australia Government-backed purchase of Digicel is ‘clearly directed’ at China

Australia’s decision to provide Telstra with $1.8 billion to buy South Pacific telecommunications network Digicel is “clearly directed against China” and will likely have consequences, one expert says. → Read More

How life in Australia will change due to net zero by 2050 target

Australia looks set to adopt a net zero by 2050 target and while it might have taken a while for the country to get to this point — change will likely happen quickly. → Read More

Australia’s role in Covid ‘cure’ hype

A jaw-dropping Australian study touting the effects of Ivermectin on Covid-19 should never have been published and will go on to embarrass the nation, a leading academic has said. → Read More

Delivery of Novavax vaccine may be delayed in Australia due to reported manufacturing issues

Australians waiting for the Novavax vaccine may not get access to the jab this year due to reports of more manufacturing problems that have seen stock prices for the American drugmaker plummet. → Read More

Study shows unvaccinated individuals could get reinfected with Covid-19 every 16 months

Unvaccinated individuals could expect to get reinfected with Covid-19 roughly every 16 months due to waning immunity, a study has found. → Read More

Damning report on Aussie ‘profits’

Australia may one day face tobacco-style restrictions on the sale of its coal, gas and oil with a new report providing a warning to countries that rely on the exports of fossil fuels for their wealth. → Read More

Skyrocketing problem Aussies aren’t aware of

Hundreds of thousands of Australian households are forecast to face huge yearly damage bills thanks to climate change related hazards — with some major cities among the worst affected. → Read More

NSW’s quarantine-free travel plan could be derailed by winter Covid surge over Christmas

Australia’s plans to open up to the rest of the world without mandatory quarantine from November 1 may be derailed by one crucial factor. → Read More

Australians still keen to buy Covid-19 drug ivermectin, as misinformation complaints are investigated

Thousands of complaints have been received in Australia from people unhappy about restrictions on the supply of unproven Covid-19 treatment ivermectin. → Read More

Figure shows why key rule wasn’t lifted

Just 228 second doses are being administered every day in the Byron local government area — meaning it will take almost a month to get 70 per cent of the population fully vaccinated. → Read More

Australia ranked one of the worst G20 countries for climate change policy

Australia has been rated one of the worst performers in the G20 when it comes to climate change policy, according to an annual report. → Read More

‘No idea’: Qld’s border uncertainty slammed

Queensland is facing increasing pressure over when it might re-open its borders with Christmas fast approaching and no certainty about whether families can be reunited. → Read More

‘Tide turning’ against social media giants

The “tide is turning" against social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook as experts push for anonymous posters to be held accountable for their comments. → Read More

Why Australia only has 10 years to act on climate change

Australia is already experiencing irreversible impacts of climate change and the world is running out of time to change course. → Read More

Hundreds of millions of people will be impacted by sea level rise in the coming decades

Hundreds of millions of people in some of the world’s biggest cities could be living under the high tide line by 2100, according to new analysis. → Read More

Qld needs mandatory jabs: experts

Vaccine hesistancy in Queensland risks derailing the state’s bright future as others continue to open up, a new report reveals. → Read More

Embarrassing figure shows how slack we are

Australia still has the resources to retain its title of being the “lucky country” but one ridiculous figure shows just how far we are lagging behind others. → Read More

One year until Covid mutates again: experts

A Covid-19 mutation resistant to vaccines could emerge within a year if authorities around the world — including Australia — don’t take action, experts have warned. → Read More