What makes a protectionist? Willingness to waste money, or true faith in the power of trade barriers?
Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly
Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull has made a play to stop Scott Morrison's plans for Craig Kelly, China and the US call a truce in their trade war, and there are fears for an Australia-based refugee facing refoulement to Bahrain after being detained in Bangkok. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Coalition launches $2 billion small business fund
Good morning, early birds. The government is set to launch a $2 billion small business fund, Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham refuses colleagues' calls to step down, and CNN sues the White House. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Scott Morrison ramps up Trumpian rhetoric against journalists
Scott Morrison's suggestion that an ABC reporter was a Labor partisan is just one the ways he's been channelling Trumpism.
Australia reckons with Bourke Street Attack
Good morning, early birds. Fallout from Friday's deadly Bourke Street Attack in Melbourne continues, the federal government plans to shift migration quotas to states, and world leaders gather to commemorate Armistice Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.