May 28, 2018 19
Bill Shorten is jumping at his chance to follow the Coalition's border protection policies, but there are other strategies that may stop refugee deaths.
May 28, 2018 2
Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten is facing a huge slide as preferred PM, as well as condemnation over immigration policy. Plus: Nick Kyrgios pulls out of the French Open. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
May 22, 2018 14
Sometimes it feels like we don't actually have an opposition party in this country, especially when it comes to the Coalition's attempts to broaden and concentrate national security powers.
May 22, 2018 17
Labor's campaign to savage One Nation for supporting Turnbull's company tax cuts has bore fruit with the Longman by-election (sort of) looming.
May 11, 2018 3
The ABC has continued its public relations campaign against the Government's cuts in Tuesday's Federal Budget with news director Gaven Morris's address to the Melbourne Press Club yesterday. "Make no mistake, there is no more fat to cut in ABC News. From this point on, we're cutting into muscle," he said.
May 11, 2018 3
Crikey readers have some pretty straight-forward thoughts for those in parliament this week.
May 11, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has his say on the 2018 federal budget. Plus, yet another Liberal MP breaks ranks to back a ban on live exports. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
May 10, 2018 17
The biggest danger to Shorten may lie in the one seat where Labor will not have a dog in the fight: the South Australian electorate of Mayo.
May 3, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The Commonwealth Bank admits to losing the financial histories of 12 million customers. Plus, a Queensland country town flies to Melbourne to rally around a beleaguered family of asylum seekers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
April 3, 2018
Chloe Shorten signs her new cookbook for an ambivalent (isn't he always?) Bill.
March 15, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton finally found some refugees he likes. Plus, Labor's sop to pensioners following fallout from the opposition's plan to end cash refunds for excess imputation credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 14, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The US President continues apace to fire senior officials. Plus, Bill Shorten's planned strike against wealthy investors seems to have backfired. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 6, 2018 19
Don't worry, Bill Shorten is happy to think whatever you think when it comes to Adani.
March 2, 2018 38
The government decided to make Bill Shorten's "character" its target this week. Not unexpectedly, it blew up in its face.
March 1, 2018 24
It's the tracker you never thought you'd need in a relatively stable western democracy.
February 27, 2018 6
To read the news today, you'd think one organisation was gunning for IR change. The truth is more complicated.
February 22, 2018 4
The bubbling turmoil in Victorian Labor is starting to boil over.
February 20, 2018 9
If Bill Shorten didn't want to hand ammunition to Labor's foes in the Batman byelection, he had a funny way of showing it in Townsville this week.
February 13, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. Things get worse for the Deputy PM as the tabloids dish up allegations of sexual misconduct. Plus, Bill Shorten has promised to introduce an Indigenous voice advisory body to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
February 5, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The embattled Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has quit. Plus, finally, some good news for the PM in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.