The coinciding reelections of Scott Morrison and Indonesia's Joko Widodo gives Australia an opportunity to reaffirm its goals with its rapidly growing neighbour.
Good morning, early birds. A battery of announcements have been made ahead of the first leaders' debate and the latest Newspoll demonstrates the impact of Clive Palmer's United Australia Party preferences. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The hope promised by the incumbent president five years ago has subsided, and the nation’s darker undercurrents of intolerance have bubbled to the surface.