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Chris Woods

Freelance journalist

Chris Woods — Freelance journalist

Chris is a Melbourne-based freelance journalist focusing on politics, science and social affairs

NEG report exposes scheme's redundancy

NEG report exposes scheme's redundancy

Good morning, early birds. A report on the National Energy Guarantee suggests the scheme could be largely redundant. Plus, a WA prison break has residents locking their doors. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: WA Premier returns fire in live export row

Crikey Worm: WA Premier returns fire in live export row

Good morning, early birds. Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan chastens blustery live export representatives. Plus, South Australian Police's curious crackdown on sex workers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Bishop's 'shirtfront' moment?

Crikey Worm: Bishop's 'shirtfront' moment?

Good morning, early birds. Julie Bishop is set to challenge the Trump administration on Russia. Plus, Labor has a tough week ahead in the Super Saturday byelections. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Labor MP investigated over harassment claims

Crikey Worm: Labor MP investigated over harassment claims

Good morning, early birds. A Labor backbencher is being investigated over claims of workplace bullying. Plus, Vladimir Putin very happy with US-Russia summit. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Crikey Worm: deported Tamil refugee arrested in Sri Lanka

Good morning, early birds. A Tamil refugee separated from his family in Australia has been arrested and released in Sri Lanka. Plus, concerns after a report into Australia's tax system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Trump 'misspoke' on Russian interference

Crikey Worm: Trump 'misspoke' on Russian interference

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump has awkwardly walked back his comments about Russian interference. Plus, reports that Adani has almost secured funding for its controversial coal mine. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Trump

Crikey Worm: Trump "treasonous" at Helsinki summit

Good morning, early birds. Donald Trump has refused to back his intelligence agencies over claims of Russian interference in the US election. Plus, a verdict on coal from the AEMO. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull faces more pressure on migration

Crikey Worm: Turnbull faces more pressure on migration

Good morning, early birds. The PM is facing pressure to make further cuts to migration. Plus, France has taken out the FIFA World Cup. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Dutton takes migration to 10-year low

Crikey Worm: Dutton takes migration to 10-year low

Good morning, early birds. Migration has dropped to a 10-year low, following government “integrity measures”. Plus, Australia has pledged more troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Good morning, early birds. The ATO claims taxpayers are dodging significantly more tax than corporations. Plus, Queensland take a consolatory win in the State of Origin. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.