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Russia bans 235 Australian politicians from entry

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has indefinitely banned 235 Victorian and South Australian politicians from entering the country.

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What is Daniel Andrews’ legacy?

You know the former Victorian Premier for his North Face jackets and extremely long COVID-19 era press conferences, but he is also known for his socially progressive policies and cancelling the Commonwealth Games. In today’s deep dive, we’ll look at Daniel Andrews’ legacy as one of Australia’s most divisive, yet electorally successful Premiers Australia has seen.

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Jacinta Allan to be Victorian Premier

Jacinta Allan was named Victorian Premier on Wednesday, one day after Daniel Andrews’ surprise resignation.

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Victoria will ban gas in new homes from next year

Victoria will ban gas in new homes from next year. It’s part of a plan to limit emissions, and to save on household budgets.

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Did Victoria just get the Commonwealth Games cancelled?

Just last year, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews was announcing the Commonwealth Games would be held in his state. He said while it would cost a substantial amount, he saw it as a “profound investment”. Now the state is pulling out, which the CEO of Commonwealth Games Australia says is “extremely disappointing”. In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain why Victoria has cancelled the games, and what it will mean for the 2026 event.

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The 2026 Commonwealth Games in Victoria have been cancelled

The 2026 Commonwealth Games in Victoria are off, Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Tuesday morning. It comes amid financial constraints.

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Victoria has announced a pokies crackdown

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has flagged a pokies crackdown, including requiring gamblers to pre-commit to a maximum loss amount.

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Myki changes: Victorians set to pay with phone or credit card

The Victorian Government has announced changes to its public transport ticketing system, myki, including payment by phone and bank card.

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Are Australian politicians deleting their TikTok accounts?

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Daniel Andrews China trip draws ‘secrecy’ criticism

A trip to China by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has drawn criticism over ‘secrecy’ after no journalists were invited.

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Here’s what Victorian politicians are promising on climate change

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