AU edition. The latest 50 Guardian articles updated every hour. Last updated 30 Mar 2023 at 11:06 UTC.

Australian federal police fails to hand over evidence from investigation into alleged rape of Brittany Higgins to inquiry

Australia’s powers to detain ‘terrorist offenders’ to prevent future crime must be abolished, watchdog says

Australian surf club’s policy banning nudity in changerooms bewilders swimmers

Penny Wong moves to dampen expectation of breakthrough in Julian Assange case

Australia passes most significant climate law in a decade amid concern over fossil fuel exports

Pauline Hanson calls on Mark Latham to apologise for ‘disgusting’ homophobic tweet

Japan school stirs debate over hairstyle rules after boy with cornrows separated from class

Afternoon Update: new Covid measures; Latham chastised for homophobic tweet; and Coalition’s war memorial funding blitz

Jet planes and sugar cane: Qantas and Airbus get on board biofuel factory in Queensland

Taiwan president greeted by crowds of fans and protesters in New York

Human rights commissioner’s view of Indigenous voice ‘likely to mislead voters’, five predecessors say

The Asia-Pacific flashpoints fuelling an arms race across the region

Australian War Memorial funding dwarfed that of other cultural institutions in Coalition’s final years

A climate policy that actually cuts emissions? It’s the reality that fossil fuel bosses and News Corp commentators can’t see | Temperature Check

Covid vaccine booster doses only needed for high-risk groups, WHO says

Foreign maids and no military service: South Korea criticised over ideas to boost birthrate

Clive Palmer hires Christian Porter for $300bn lawsuit against Australian government

Lexi Rodgers: Australian transgender basketball hopeful breaks silence

‘I chose to survive’: Jeremy Renner gives first interview since snowplough accident

Australia’s laws cannot protect whistleblowers like Richard Boyle, court finds

Inheritance taxes and negative gearing: how Australia’s top economists would raise $20bn a year

Estranged wife charged with conspiracy to murder union boss John Setka

Indigenous elder removed from Barack Obama event in Australia for being ‘too difficult’

Stella prize 2023 shortlist: small publishers dominate Australian literary award

Morning Mail: unions call for big wage boost, elder cut from Obama event, Pope in hospital

Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050

Vast Aukus spending sparks calls to boost Australia’s aid budget

Experts predict ‘potentially massive’ global impact of Peter Bol doping case

Ignore the doomsayers, the sky won’t fall if Australian workers get a pay rise | Greg Jericho

How to make pasta without a machine: ‘It’s fun and you can’t really get it wrong’

An epic opera in Bendigo? Wagner’s ‘monumental’ Ring Cycle takes over a regional town

LGBTQ+ advocates call for stronger legal protections across Australia after attacks

NSW election: crossbench to push Labor on gambling reform as hopes of majority government fade

Pirate porn and candle wax: review of Australian film classification recommends end to ban on fetishes

‘Simply about survival’: ACTU calls for 7% pay rise for lowest-paid workers to keep pace with inflation

Woolworths and Coles source pork from abattoirs featured in ‘horrific’ pig slaughter video

‘We get to hear the stories’: unpacking the Archibald prize at the Art Gallery of NSW

Alone Australia review – two episodes in and it’s already emotional

Speaker calls out ‘disgusting’ behaviour by Coalition MPs that left parliament worker hurt

New NSW premier Chris Minns commits to investigation into Menindee mass fish kill

Former Ibac head could face integrity committee after making allegations against Victorian MPs

Private island in Queensland deserted by buyer put back on market for under $1m

Lost DNA evidence ‘could be the cause’ of gay man’s Sydney murder going unsolved, inquiry told

Afternoon Update: all eyes on RBA as inflation slows; Hillsong founder’s DUI charge; and amateur prospector’s $250,000 find

NZ mulls harsher law against refugee boat arrivals – despite no refugee boats ever having arrived

Australia’s annual inflation rate falls to 6.8% fuelling hopes cost of living pressures are easing

Asio to take over issuing high-level security clearances due to ‘unprecedented’ espionage threat

Daniel Andrews’ media-free trip tells us something about China – and a lot more about journalists and the premier | Margaret Simons

China warns of retaliation if Taiwan’s president meets US House speaker

Australian man finds gold nugget worth $250,000 in Victoria